Definitions English

  • To free from impurities; purify.
  • To remove (impurities and other elements) by or as if by cleansing.
  • To rid of sin, guilt, or defilement.
  • Law To clear (a person) of a charge or an imputation. Often used with respect to contempt of court.
  • To rid (a nation or political party, for example) of people considered undesirable.
  • To get rid of (people considered undesirable). See Synonyms at eliminate.
  • Medicine To cause evacuation of (the bowels).
  • Medicine To induce evacuation of the bowels in (an individual).
  • To become pure or clean.
  • Medicine To undergo or cause an emptying of the bowels.
  • The act or process of purging.
  • Something that purges, especially a medicinal purgative.