force out

Definitions of force out
  1. verb
    force or drive out
    synonyms: drive out, rouse, rout out
    chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn back
    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
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    hunt
    chase away, with as with force
    smoke out
    drive out with smoke
    flush
    force to come into the open, as from a place of concealment
    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  2. verb
    expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
    synonyms: evict
    evict
    expel or eject without recourse to legal process
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    type of:
    boot out, chuck out, eject, exclude, turf out, turn out
    put out or expel from a place
  3. verb
    press, force, or thrust out of a small space
    synonyms: crowd out
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    type of:
    displace
    cause to move, usually with force or pressure
  4. verb
    cause to come out in a squirt
    synonyms: eject, squeeze out, squirt
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    types:
    spritz
    eject (a liquid) quickly
    extravasate
    force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
    type of:
    discharge
    pour forth or release
  5. verb
    emit or cause to move with force of effort
    force out the air”
    force out the splinter”
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    type of:
    breathe, emit, pass off
    expel (gases or odors)
  6. verb
    force with the thumb
    synonyms: gouge
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    type of:
    mar, mutilate
    destroy or injure severely
  7. verb
    terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
    synonyms: can, dismiss, displace, fire, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate
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    Antonyms:
    employ, engage, hire
    engage or hire for work
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    retire
    make (someone) retire
    pension off
    let go from employment with an attractive pension
    clean out
    force out
    furlough, lay off
    dismiss, usually for economic reasons
    squeeze out
    force out
    dismiss, drop, send away, send packing
    stop associating with
    superannuate
    retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
    downsize
    dismiss from work
    type of:
    remove
    remove from a position or an office
  8. verb
    force to leave (an office)
    synonyms: depose
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    types:
    bring down, overthrow, overturn, subvert, topple
    cause the downfall of; of rulers
    revolutionize
    overthrow by a revolution, of governments
    type of:
    boot out, drum out, expel, kick out, oust, throw out
    remove from a position or office
  9. noun
    a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
    synonyms: force, force play, force-out
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    type of:
    putout
    an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)
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