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eject

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1 to drive or force out
  • We summarily ejected the unwanted guest from our party.
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give one the gate [slang], send packing

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2 to violently throw out or off (something from within)
  • a nebula ejecting streams of gas
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Synonym Discussion of eject

eject, expel, oust, evict mean to drive or force out. eject carries an especially strong implication of throwing or thrusting out from within as a physical action.
    • ejected an obnoxious patron from the bar
expel stresses a thrusting out or driving away especially permanently which need not be physical.
    • a student expelled from college
oust implies removal or dispossession by power of the law or by force or compulsion.
    • police ousted the squatters
evict chiefly applies to turning out of house and home.
    • evicted for nonpayment of rent

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