See also: Exile and exilé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English exil, borrowed from Old French essil, exil, from Latin exsilium, exilium (state of exile), derived from exsul, exul (exiled person).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡˌzaɪl/, /ˈɛkˌsaɪl/
  • (obsolete, for the verb) IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzaɪl/[1]
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ile
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NounEdit

 
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exile (countable and uncountable, plural exiles)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being banished from one's home or country.
    He lived in exile.
    They chose exile rather than assimilation.
    Synonym: banishment
  2. (countable) Someone who is banished from their home or country.
    She lived as an exile.
    Synonyms: expatriate, expat

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

exile (third-person singular simple present exiles, present participle exiling, simple past and past participle exiled)

  1. (transitive) To send (someone or something) into exile.
    Synonyms: banish, forban

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jespersen, Otto (1909) A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles (Germanischer Elementar- und Handbücher; 9)‎[1], volume I: Sounds and Spellings, London: George Allen & Unwin, published 1961, § 6.7, page 205.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

exile

  1. inflection of exiler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

exīle

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of exīlis

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

exile

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of exilar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of exilar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of exilar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of exilar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

exile

  1. inflection of exilar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative