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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exclude  \Ex*clude"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Excluded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Excluding}.]  [L.  excludere  exclusum  ex  out  + 
  claudere  to  shut.  See  {Close}.] 
  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. 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exclude 
  v  1:  prevent  from  being  included  or  considered  or  accepted;  "The 
  bad  results  were  excluded  from  the  report";  "Leave  off 
  the  top  piece"  [syn:  {except},  {leave  out},  {leave  off}, 
  {omit},  {take  out}]  [ant:  {include}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {keep  out}, 
  {shut  out},  {shut}]  [ant:  {admit}] 
  3:  lack  or  fail  to  include;  "The  cost  for  the  trip  excludes 
  food  and  beverages"  [ant:  {include}] 
  4:  prevent  from  entering;  keep  out  "He  was  barred  from 
  membership  in  the  club"  [syn:  {bar},  {debar}] 
  5:  put  out  or  expel  from  a  place  "The  child  was  expelled  from 
  the  classroom"  [syn:  {expel},  {eject},  {chuck  out},  {throw 
  out},  {kick  out},  {turf  out},  {boot  out},  {turn  out}] 




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