exclude

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin exclūdō, from prefix ex- (out) + variant form of verb claudō (close).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪksˈkluːd/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧clude
  • Rhymes: -uːd
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

exclude (third-person singular simple present excludes, present participle excluding, simple past and past participle excluded)

  1. (transitive) To bar (someone) from entering; to keep out.
  2. (transitive) To expel; to put out.
    to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs
  3. (transitive) To omit from consideration.
    Count from 1 to 30, but exclude the prime numbers.
  4. (transitive, law) To refuse to accept (evidence) as valid.
  5. (transitive, medicine) To eliminate from diagnostic consideration.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

exclūde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of exclūdō