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eject

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of eject

  1. 1 to drive or force out <we summarily ejected the unwanted guest from our party> Synonyms banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), expel, extrude, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], turn out Related Words deforce, deport, displace, dispossess, evict, exile, expatriate, ostracize, read out, shut out; ax (or axe), can, cashier, defenestrate, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminate Phrases give one the gate [slang], send packing Near Antonyms accept, admit, receive, take, take in; welcome; entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter

  2. 2 to violently throw out or off (something from within) <the malfunctioning VCR abruptly stopped rewinding and ejected the tape> Synonyms belch, disgorge, erupt, eruct, expel, jet, spew, spout, spurtRelated Words gush, pour, squirt, stream, surge; emanate, exhale, issue, release, shoot, spit, spring, vent; discharge, emit, fire; cast, fling, heave, hurl, launch, pitch, tossNear Antonyms bottle (up), contain, restrain, shut (in or up)




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