"purge" in the noun sense
1. purge, purging, purgation
the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
2. purge, purging
an act of removing by cleansing ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
"he died in a purge by Stalin"
"purge" in the verb sense
"Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
clear of a charge
3. purify, purge, sanctify
make pure or free from sin or guilt
"he left the monastery purified"
rid of impurities
"purge the water"
"purge your mind"
5. flush, scour, purge
rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"flush the wound with antibiotics"
"purge the old gas tank"
6. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
"After drinking too much, the students vomited"
"He purged continuously"
"The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body
"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
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