Definition of eject
- ejected the player from the game
- ejects the empty cartridges
The machine automatically ejected the CD.
The pilot ejected when his plane caught fire.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
give one the gate [slang], send packing;
: to force (someone) to leave
: to push (something) out
: to use a special device that throws you out and away from an airplane in an emergency : to use an ejection seat
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