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To force someone to leave a place - thesaurus

Synonyms

ethnic cleansing

noun

the use of violence to force people from a particular ethnic group to leave an area

social cleansing

noun

a process of forcing groups of people who are regarded as not desirable to leave an area, in some extreme cases by killing them

drive out

to force someone or something to leave a place

banish

verb

to officially order someone to leave a country or region as a punishment

send away

to order someone to leave a place

starve out

to force someone to leave a place by preventing them from getting enough food

displace

verb

to force someone to leave their own country and live somewhere else

deport

verb

to send someone out of a country, usually because they do not have a legal right to be there

exile

verb

to force someone to live in a foreign country, usually for political reasons

expel

verb

to force someone to leave a foreign country, especially for political reasons or for breaking the law

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banish

verb

often humorous to make someone go somewhere else

boot out

to make someone leave a place, their job, or something that they are involved in

burn out

to burn someone’s home so that they have to leave it

cast out

to force someone or something to leave a place

chuck out

informal to force someone to leave a place or a job, usually because they have done something wrong

depopulate

verb

to cause an area to have far fewer people living in it than before

deportation

noun

a situation in which someone is deported from a country

discharge

verb

to be officially allowed or forced to leave an institution such as a hospital, a prison, or the army

drive

verb

to force someone to leave a place, usually the place where they live

drum out

to force someone to leave an organization because they have done something bad

eject

verb

formal to make someone leave a place, especially using physical force

evacuate

verb

to make people leave a building because it is not safe

evacuate

verb

to make people leave their homes because of a dangerous situation such as a war

evacuation

noun

the process of evacuating people from a building or an area that is not safe

evict

verb

to legally force someone to leave the house they are living in, usually because they have not paid their rent

exclude

verb

British to officially tell a child to leave a school because their behaviour is very bad

exclusion

noun

British a situation in which a child is officially told to leave a school because their behaviour is very bad

expel

verb

to officially force someone to leave a place or organization because of their bad behaviour

expel

verb

to force a student to leave a school permanently

expulsion

noun

an occasion when someone is officially forced to leave an organization or activity permanently because of their bad behaviour. The word for having to leave for a short time is suspension

expulsion

noun

the permanent exclusion of a student from a school

expulsion

noun

the act of forcing someone to leave a foreign country, especially for political reasons or for breaking the law

flush

verb

to force a person or animal to leave a place where they have been hiding

get/be given the bum’s rush

to be forced to leave a place where people do not want you

get out

to make another person leave

get rid of

to make someone go away because they are annoying, unpleasant, or not wanted

ghettoize

verb

to force a particular group of people to live in a particular area, usually in poor conditions

hound

verb

to force someone to leave a place or job by always being unpleasant to them

kick off

informal to force someone to leave a place or activity

kick out

informal to force someone to leave a place or organization

pitch out

to force someone to leave a place, organization etc

repatriate

verb

to send someone back to the country that is legally their own

run off

Americanvery informal to force someone to leave a place

run someone out of town

old-fashioned to make a criminal or a person who you do not like leave a town

see off

to make someone go away or leave a place, especially by chasing them

send someone packing

to make someone leave a place

ship off

to send someone somewhere, usually when they do not want to go

shoo

verb

to tell an animal or a person to go away, especially by sayingshoo’ and waving your hands

show someone the door

to tell someone to leave, especially in a rude or angry way

smoke out

to force a person, animal, or insect to leave the place where they have been hiding by filling it with smoke

throw out

to force someone to leave a place or group

turf out

to force someone to leave a place or an organization

turn out

to force someone to leave a place, especially their home

winkle out

to try to make someone or something leave a place

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