- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||excluded, excludes, excluding
||to leave out; keep out.
Did you mean to exclude Kate from your list of guests?The club she wants to join excludes boys.
- accept, admit, include, involve
- similar words:
- eliminate, reject, rule out, skip
||ban, banish, outlaw, separate, suspend
The word exclude
contains the following parts:
that means out, out of, away from
More about this word part:
The prefix ex-
was a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as exit
. It has multiple forms, as the 'x' sound in ex-
assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms e-
, and es-
. ex- is also used in the formation of English words such as "ex-partner," where it means "formerly having the status of."
- extr-, extra-, exter-
claus, clos, clud, clus
that means to close