The act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge (synset 100253529)
hypernym: clearing - the act of freeing from suspicionhyponym: purification - the act of purging of sin or guilt; moral or spiritual cleansing
An act of removing by cleansing;
Ridding of sediment or other undesired elements (synset 100253297)hyponym:synonym: purging
An abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place (synset 100217701)
"he died in a purge by Stalin"hypernym: removal - dismissal from office
Oust politically (synset 202571005)
"Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
- Clear of a charge (synset 200907236)
Make pure or free from sin or guilt (synset 200476750)
"he left the monastery purified"hyponym:
Rid of impurities (synset 200476578)
"purge the water"; "purge your mind"
Rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid (synset 200456484)
"flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth (synset 200076153)
"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) (synset 200073566)
"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
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