• WordNet 3.6
    • v exclude prevent from being included or considered or accepted "The bad results were excluded from the report","Leave off the top piece"
    • v exclude prevent from entering; keep out "He was barred from membership in the club"
    • v exclude put out or expel from a place "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
    • v exclude prevent from entering; shut out "The trees were shutting out all sunlight","This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
    • v exclude lack or fail to include "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In all of Shakespeare's works and excluding Roman numerals only one word begins with the letter "X." Xanthippe, the wife of Socrates, appears in The Taming of the Shrew.
    • Exclude To shut out; to hinder from entrance or admission; to debar from participation or enjoyment; to deprive of; to except; -- the opposite to admit; as, to exclude a crowd from a room or house; to exclude the light; to exclude one nation from the ports of another; to exclude a taxpayer from the privilege of voting. "And none but such, from mercy I exclude ."
    • Exclude To thrust out or eject; to expel; as, to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • exclude To shut out; debar from admission or participation; prevent from entering or sharing.
    • exclude To except or reject, as from a privilege or grant, from consideration, etc.
    • exclude To thrust out; eject; extrude.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Exclude eks-klōōd′ to close or shut out: to thrust out: to hinder from entrance: to hinder from participation: to except
    • n Exclude one of a number who exclude others from their society
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  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “I quit watching the debates after they excluded Ron Paul and censored supposedly live interviews with him from the tv.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. excludere, exclusum,; ex, out + claudere, to shut. See Close


In literature:

When not in use the music rack and top should be closed to exclude dust.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
TREATMENT: Place the horse in a clean, comfortable, well ventilated stall, exclude drafts, blanket if the weather is chilly.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
The light of the new moon is entirely excluded by foliage.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
It is T.'s work; he may admit what he pleases; and exclude what he pleases.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
All the whites are agreed in desiring to exclude Kafirs and newcomers from India from the electoral franchise.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
In this book, I assemble some of the data that I think are of the falsely and arbitrarily excluded.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
Van Buren had hoped to exclude from the campaign all national issues, as he succeeded in doing the year before.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Harris was rigidly excluded.
"The Shadow World" by Hamlin Garland
Strong drinks like cocktails are absolutely to be excluded.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo Münsterberg
Those, whose appearance or dullness excluded them from these resources, were taken to the factory.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West

In poetry:

God will exclude them utterly
From his most blessed face,
And them involve in misery,
In shame, and in disgrace.
"Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish" by John Bunyan
Love that revolves through endless years--
Love that can never pall;
Love which excludes the gloom of fears,
Love to whom God is all!
"Heavenly Love" by George Moses Horton
``I do not let the elms, that shut
My garden in from world without,
Exclude your sacred presence, but
I lop them when they shoot and sprout;
"Outside The Village Church" by Alfred Austin
ON t'other hand an island may be seen,
Where all are hated, cursed, and full of spleen.
We know them by the thinness of their face
Long sleep is quite excluded from their race.
"The Devil Of Pope-Fig Island" by Jean de La Fontaine
Westward the dark clouds roll away
To vanish in the ether blue,
Eastward the curtains light and gay
Exclude the glorious sun from view
Till, as they shift, he flashes through
And lights the charming scene.
"After The Shower" by John Henry Kimble
O do not blind me!
I have deserv'd that an Ægyptian night
Should thicken all my powers; because my lust
Hath still sow'd fig-leeves to exclude thy light:
But I am frailtie, and already dust:
O do not grinde me!
"Sighs And Grones" by George Herbert

In news:

After mediators fail to produce a labor agreement, the NHL's Gary Bettman proposes a meeting that would exclude executives on each side and let owners talk with players directly .
A Veterans Day parade excludes a veterans' group.
Federal District Court Rejects ACLU's Attempt To Exclude Veterans Association From The Landmark Mt Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross Case.
Hairs found in Ruth Pyne's hand match her DNA profile, but son not excluded as donor .
Excluding the university system, the state's payroll as of July 31 topped 35,000, 15 percent more than on May 31, 2000.
Price quotes that exclude 'resort fees' and other mandatory surcharges may be deceptive.
An "all risk" homeowners' insurance policy excluded coverage for damage allegedly caused by Chinese drywall , the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in answering certified questions submitted by the 4th Circuit.
An "all risk" homeowners' insurance policy excluded coverage for damage allegedly caused by Chinese drywall, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in answering certified questions submitted by the 4th Circuit.
The staff averages exclude employees represented by a union.
A coalition of nearly two dozen federal and postal unions is urging Congress to exclude federal pay and benefits from cuts.
Blacks and Latinos Excluded from Elite Schools.
France's Hollande: Virtuous Countries Should Exclude Investment From Deficit Count.
McDonnell budget revision to exclude Virginia Beach arena money.
Gov McDonnell's budget proposal to exclude funding to lure NBA team to Va. By BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press.
McCrory doesn't exclude NC Dems in new GOP team.

In science:

This does not exclude that they describe universal fluctuations of the eigenvalues as well.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Note that if one excludes Gr ’s, there exists another subalgebra generated by {L−1 , L0 , L1}, the central extension of which is trivial.
Two dimensional fractional supersymmetric conformal field theories and the two point functions
This region has therefore been excluded in the analysis.
Disc heating in NGC 2985
Nevertheless, it remains for the time being unclear, whether one excludes this way perhaps physically interesting phenomena.
On the Gribov Problem for Generalized Connections
In particular, both sides of identity (4.8) are analytic in a for ℜ(a) < ℜ(c + d − b − 1) (and excluding some poles).
A simple proof of Bailey's very-well-poised 6-psi-6 summation