Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
claudereto shut. See
To shut out; to hinder from entrance or admission; to debar from participation or enjoyment; to deprive of; to except; – the opposite to admit;
to excludea crowd from a room or house; to
excludethe light; to
excludeone nation from the ports of another; to
excludea taxpayer from the privilege of voting.
And none but such, from mercy I
To thrust out or eject; to expel;
excludeyoung animals from the womb or from eggs
The name given to the third of the “three logical axioms,” so-called, namely, to that one which is expressed by the formula: “Everything is either A or Not-A.” no third state or condition being involved or allowed. See
Principle of contradiction, under
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To thrust out; to eject; as, to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs.
2.To hinder from entering or admission; to shut out; as, one body excludes another from occupying the same space. The church ought to exclude immoral men from the communion.
3.To debar; to hinder from participation or enjoyment. European nations, in time of peace, exclude our merchants from the commerce of their colonies. In some of the states, no man who pays taxes is excluded from the privilege of voting for representatives.
4.To except; not to comprehend or include in a privilege, grant, proposition, argument, description, order, species, genus, &c. in a general sense.
exclude (third-person singular simple present excludes, present participle excluding, simple past and past participle excluded)
- To bar (someone) from entering; to keep out.
- To expel; to put out.
- to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs
- (law, of evidence) To refuse to accept as valid.
- (medicine) To eliminate from diagnostic consideration.
to bar from entering; keep out
to expel, put out
to refuse to accept as valid
to eliminate from diagnostic consideration
- second-person singular present active imperative of exclūdō