v. t.1.To shut out; to hinder from entrance or admission; to debar from participation or enjoyment; to deprive of; to except; - the opposite to admit; as, to exclude a crowd from a room or house; to exclude the light; to exclude one nation from the ports of another; to exclude a taxpayer from the privilege of voting.
[imp. & p. p. Excluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Excluding.]
And none but such, from mercy I exclude.
- Milton.
2.To thrust out or eject; to expel; as, to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs.
Excluded middle
(logic) 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 Contradiction.
Verb1.exclude - prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
2.exclude - prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
Synonyms: keep out, shut out, shut
let in, admit, include - allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"
3.exclude - lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
include - have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers"
4.exclude - prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
Synonyms: bar, debar
5.exclude - put out or expel from a place; "The child was expelled from the classroom"
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