(Ex`pe*di"tion*a*ry) a. Of or pertaining to an expedition; as, an expeditionary force.

(Ex`pe*di"tion*ist), n. One who goes upon an expedition. [R].

(Ex`pe*di"tious) a. Possessed of, or characterized by, expedition, or efficiency and rapidity in action; performed with, or acting with, expedition; quick; having celerity; speedily; as, an expeditious march or messenger.Ex`pe*di"tious*ly, adv.Ex`pe*di"tious*ness, n.

Syn. — Prompt; ready; speedy; alert. See Prompt.

(Ex*ped"i*tive) a. [Cf. F. expéditif.] Performing with speed. [Obs.] Bacon.

(Ex*pel") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expelled p. pr. & vb. n.. Expelling.] [L. expellere, expulsum; ex out + pellere to drive: cf.F. expeller. See Pulse a beat.]

1. To drive or force out from that within which anything is contained, inclosed, or situated; to eject; as, to expel air from a bellows.

Did not ye . . . expel me out of my father's house?
Judg. xi. 7.

2. To drive away from one's country; to banish.

Forewasted all their land, and them expelled.

He shall expel them from before you . . . and ye shall possess their land.
Josh. xxiii. 5.

3. To cut off from further connection with an institution of learning, a society, and the like; as, to expel a student or member.

4. To keep out, off, or away; to exclude. "To expel the winter's flaw." Shak.

5. To discharge; to shoot. [Obs.]

Then he another and another [shaft] did expel.

Syn. — To banish; exile; eject; drive out. See Banish.

(Ex*pel"la*ble) a. Capable of being expelled or driven out. "Expellable by heat." Kirwan.

(Ex*pel"ler) n. One who, or that which, expels.

(Ex*pend") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expended; p. pr. & vb. n. Expending.] [L. expendere, expensum, to weigh out, pay out, lay out, lay out; ex out + pendere to weigh. See Poise, and cf. Spend.] To lay out, apply, or employ in any way; to consume by use; to use up or distribute, either in payment or in donations; to spend; as, they expend money for food or in charity; to expend time labor, and thought; to expend hay in feeding cattle, oil in a lamp, water in mechanical operations.

If my death might make this island happy . . .
I would expend it with all willingness.

(Ex*pend"), v. i.

1. To be laid out, used, or consumed.

2. To pay out or disburse money.

They go elsewhere to enjoy and to expend.

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