Definitions of exile

  1. To banish or expel from one's own country or home; to drive away.
  2. To banish from one's native country.
  3. To banish from a country or from a particular jurisdiction by authority, with a prohibition of return; to drive away, expel, or transport; " They, fettered with the bonds of a long night, lay there exiled from the eternal Providence."- Wisdom xvii. 2.
  4. To banish.
  5. To banish from one's country.
  6. To drive away or banish from one's native country by misfortune or necessity.
  7. the act of expelling a person from their native land; " men in exile dream of hope"; " his deportation to a penal colony"; " the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; " the sentence was one of transportation for life"
  8. expelled from home or country by authority
  9. Forced separation from one's native country; expulsion from one's home by the civil authority; banishment; sometimes, voluntary separation from one's native country.
  10. The person expelled from his country by authority; also, one who separates himself from his home.
  11. The state of being thus banished; the condition of living away from one's home or friends; a person sent away or expelled from his country.
  12. Banishment; a banished person.
  13. One driven or wandering away from country or home.
  14. The state of being expelled from one's native country; banishment, sometimes voluntary; the person expelled from his native country; one who leaves his own to reside in another country; one separated from friends or country by necessity.
  15. Small; slender; thin; fine.