purge (verb) – to throw things out, get rid of (can be people too)
purge (noun) – the act of throwing things out, getting rid of (can be people too)
purgation (noun) – means the same as purge, or cleaning
My inbox is full so now I must purge the messages I don’t need
Unless you purge your essay of spelling mistakes, your teacher isn’t even going to mark it.
We finally were brave enough for a thorough purge of our paper archive.
It’s time to purge our organization of corrupt members.
After the purge of dissidents, only half of the political party’s members were left.
A lot of people believe that fasting or only drinking water works as a purgation of the body.
In various religious rituals the body is washed as a symbol for the purgation of the soul.