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eject

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Verb (intransitive), Verb (transitive)
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e=ject

CIDE DICTIONARY

ejectv. t. [L. ejectus, p. p. of ejicere; e out + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.].
  •  To expel; to dismiss; to cast forth; to thrust or drive out; to discharge; as, to eject a person from a room; to eject a traitor from the country; to eject words from the language.  H. Brooke.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cast out; to evict; to dispossess; as, to eject tenants from an estate.
Syn. -- To expel; banish; drive out; discharge; oust; evict; dislodge; extrude; void.
ejectn. [See Eject, v. t.].
     An object that is a conscious or living object, and hence not a direct object, but an inferred object or act of a subject, not myself; -- a term invented by W. K. Clifford.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

eject, v.tr.
1 send or drive out precipitately or by force, esp. from a building or other property; compel to leave.
2 a cause (the pilot etc.) to be propelled from an aircraft or spacecraft in an emergency. b (absol.) (of the pilot etc.) be ejected in this way (they both ejected at 1,000 feet).
3 cause to be removed or drop out (e.g. a spent cartridge from a gun).
4 dispossess (a tenant etc.) by legal process.
5 dart forth; emit.

Derivative
ejective adj. ejectment n.
Etymology
L ejicere eject- (as E-, jacere throw)

THESAURUS

eject

abrupt, abstract, alienate, axe, belch, blow open, blow out, boot out, bounce, break out, bump, burst forth, burst out, cashier, cast, cast off, cast out, charge, chase, chuck, chuck out, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, cock, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, debar, defenestrate, delete, depart, deport, detonate, detrude, disarticulate, disbar, discard, discharge, disconnect, disengage, disgorge, disjoin, disjoint, dismiss, displace, dispose of, dispossess, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, drive off, drive out, drop, drum out, elide, eliminate, emit, eradicate, eruct, erupt, estrange, evict, exclude, exile, expatriate, expel, extravasate, extrude, exude, fell, fire, fire off, force out, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give the hook, gun, gun for, heave out, hit, hurl forth, isolate, jettison, junk, kick downstairs, kick out, lay off, leave, let fly, let off, liquidate, load, make redundant, obtrude, ooze, oust, out, outlaw, part, pelt, pepper, pick off, pick out, pistol, plug, pot, potshoot, potshot, prime, pull away, pull back, pull out, purge, put out, reject, remove, repudiate, riddle, root out, root up, rout, rule out, run off, sack, segregate, send forth, send out, send packing, separate, sequester, set apart, set aside, shed, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, show, shut off, shut out, snipe, spew, split, spout, spurn, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, step aside, strike, strike off, strike out, subtract, take a potshot, throw away, throw off, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, throw up, thrust out, torpedo, toss out, turn out, uncouple, unyoke, vomit, vomit forth, weed out, withdraw

ROGET THESAURUS

eject

Relinquishment

VB relinquish, give up, abandon, desert, forsake, leave in the lurch, go back on, depart from, secede from, withdraw from, back out of, leave, quit, take leave of, bid a long farewell, vacate, renounce, forego, have done with, drop, disuse, discard, wash one's hands of, drop all idea of, break off, leave off, desist, stop, hold one's hand, stay one's hand, quit one's hold, give over, shut up shop, throw up the game, throw up the cards, give up the point, give up the argument, pass to the order of the day, move to the previous question, relinquish, give up, surrender, yield, cede, let go, let slip, spare, drop, resign, forego, renounce, abandon, expropriate, give away, dispose of, part with, lay aside, lay apart, lay down, lay on the shelf, set aside, put aside, put away, make away with, cast behind, maroon, give notice to quit, give warning, supersede, be rid of, get rid of, be quit of, get quit of, eject, rid oneself of, disburden oneself of, divest oneself of, dispossess oneself of, wash one's hands of, discard, cast off, dismiss, cast away, throw away, pitch away, fling away, cast aside, cast overboard, cast to the dogs, throw aside, throw overboard, throw to the dogs, pitch aside, pitch overboard, pitch to the dogs, fling aside, fling overboard, fling to the dogs, cast to the winds, throw to the winds, sweep to the winds, put away, turn away, sweep away, jettison, reject, quit one's hold, quitclaim.

Ejection

VB give exit, give vent to, let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out, dispatch, despatch, exhale, excern, excrete, embogue, secrete, secern, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, open the sluices, open the floodgates, turn on the tap, extrude, detrude, effuse, spend, expend, pour forth, squirt, spirt, spurt, spill, slop, perspire, breathe, blow, tap, draw off, bale out, lade out, let blood, broach, eject, reject, expel, discard, cut, send to coventry, boycott, chasser, banish, bounce, fire, fire out, throw, throw out, throw up, throw off, throw away, throw aside, push, throw out, throw off, throw away, throw aside, shovel out, shovel away, sweep out, sweep away, brush off, brush away, whisk off, whisk away, turn off, turn away, send off, send away, discharge, send adrift, turn adrift, cast adrift, turn out, bundle out, throw overboard, give the sack to, send packing, send about one's business, send to the right about, strike off the roll, turn out neck and heels, turn out head and shoulders, turn out neck and crop, pack off, send away with a flea in the ear, send to Jericho, bow out, show the door to, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, evict, oust, unhouse, unkennel, dislodge, unpeople, dispeople, depopulate, relegate, deport, empty, drain to the dregs, sweep off, clear off, clear out, clear away, suck, draw off, clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge, embowel, disbowel, disembowel, eviscerate, gut, unearth, root out, root up, averuncate, weed out, get out, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off, exenterate, vomit, throw up, regurgitate, spew, puke, keck, retch, heave, upchuck, chuck up, barf, belch out, cast up, bring up, be sick, get sick, worship the porcelain god, disgorge, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, eructate, drool, unpack, unlade, unload, unship, offload, break bulk, dump, be let out, spew forth, erupt, ooze.


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