An example of exile is when a person is barred from coming back to his country because of crimes committed.
An example of exile is when you are sent to your room to be by yourself.
An example of exile is when you send your child to his room or exile him to his room for being bad.
The royal family was exiled after the uprising.
He lived in exile.
They chose exile rather than assimilation.
She lived as an exile.
- taking refugeA government in exile.
- the period in the 6th cent. b.c. during which the Jews were held captive in Babylonia
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of exile
- Middle English exil from Old French from Latin exilium from exul, exsul exiled person, wanderer
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition