Definitions For Purging


  • An act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
  • The act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
  • The often violent and sudden removal of people from an area, country, organization, etc.


  • Serving to purge or rid of sin


  • To remove people from an area, country, organization, etc., often in a violent and sudden way
  • To cause something to leave the body

Is Purging a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Purging is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Purging in a Sentence

  • High-ranking officials were purged from the company following the merger.
  • A day on which the faithful are expected to purge themselves of their sins through prayer and fasting

Synonyms for Purging

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