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Synonyms for purge

Synonyms for purge

to free from sin, guilt, or defilement

to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to get rid of, especially by banishment or execution

to discharge (wastes or foreign substances) from the body

the act or process of eliminating

Synonyms for purge

the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

an act of removing by cleansing

an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place

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oust politically

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clear of a charge

make pure or free from sin or guilt

rid of impurities

rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid


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excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)

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If you think about these costs in terms of cost per purge, rather than the cost per pound of CPC, you'll see that the purge compound will actually save you a substantial amount of time and money.
Their results suggested that inlet radius of the diffuser and nozzle are creating large impacts on the purge flow rate.
The Ultra Purge line of purging compounds covers a range of thermoplastics applications, including injection molding, hot runners, caps and closures, PET preforms, blow molding extrusion, film extrusion, automotive and more.
Meanwhile, as the 7pm siren to signal the start of the Purge approaches, hard-working shop owner Joe Dickson (Mykelti Williamson) and his assistant Marcos (Joseph Julian Soria) have an ill-fated run-in with two thieving schoolgirls (Brittany Mirabile, Juani Feliz) that they might regret when the blood-letting begins in earnest.
While purge jobs can represent opportunities for document destruction companies, they can also bring challenges related to scheduling.
Degassing, which is performed most often with an inert purge gas such as nitrogen, argon, freon or chlorine (or some combination), usually involves bubbling the purge gas into the bottom of the melt using a graphite lance.
If you are using lube-free handpieces, you can skip the lubricant and the purge station.
But the purge is not targeting vicious anti-Bush partisans in the CIA.
HAVA requires that by the 2004 election, each state must use computerized voter lists as Florida had in 2000, and it empowers each state's secretary of state to purge "suspect" voters from these lists.
Belmont morning-line maker Donald LaPlace identified Purge as the second choice at 5-1 odds and Rock Hard Ten third at 8-1.
Since normal industrial practice is to use a purge material between colors, the usual transition observed is actually from one color to purge and then from purge to the second color.
Gay Catholics as well as a number of Catholic scholars immediately denounced Navarro-Valls's recommendations, calling them theologically unsound, probably impossible to implement, a desperate effort to scape-goat gays, and--if a purge is attempted--a severe blow to Catholicism.
The Zerostatic Down Stream Purge can be utilized for a multitude of process and utility applications including; downstream steam, CIP or gas purge.
Philip Watts's study returns to the historical phenomenon of epuration or "purge" trials with which postwar France tried to exonerate itself from the shame of Vichy and its supporters, and examines how four literary figures who had, previous to the purge trials, assumed different ideological "camps" -- Sartre and Eluard on one side, Blanchot and Celine on the other -- and responded to the purge of writers and intellectuals.
Abstain from filing records needlessly and purge or archive the ones we do file as soon as they become obsolete or inactive.