The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

2 definitions found
 for Excluded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
        [1913 Webster]
              And none but such, from mercy I exclude. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To thrust out or eject; to expel; as, to exclude young
        animals from the womb or from eggs.
        [1913 Webster]
     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
        [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "excluded":
     absurd, banned, barred, closed-out, contemned, contrary to reason,
     debarred, declined, declined with thanks, denied, deported,
     despised, disapproved, discarded, discounted, disdained, dismissed,
     disowned, ejected, excepted, exiled, expelled, forsworn, hopeless,
     ignored, impossible, inconceivable, left out, liquidated,
     logically impossible, not considered, not in it, not included,
     not possible, oxymoronic, paradoxical, precluded, preposterous,
     prohibited, purged, rebuffed, refused, rejected, renounced,
     repudiated, repulsed, ridiculous, ruled-out, scouted,
     self-contradictory, shut out, spurned, tabooed, unimaginable,

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229