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Definitions of purge:
  • noun:   an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
  • noun:   the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
  • verb:   oust politically
    Example: "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
  • verb:   rid of impurities
    Example: "Purge the water"
  • verb:   excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
    Example: "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
  • verb:   clear of a charge
  • verb:   make pure or free from sin or guilt
  • verb:   rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
    Example: "Purge the old gas tank"
  • verb:   eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    Example: "He purged continuously"

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