Definition of Dislodge

1. Verb. Remove or force out from a position. "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble"

Exact synonyms: Free
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Antonyms: Lodge



2. Verb. Change place or direction. "Shift one's position"
Exact synonyms: Reposition, Shift
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Specialized synonyms: Beat Down
Derivative terms: Shift, Shifting

3. Verb. Remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied. "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
Exact synonyms: Bump
Specialized synonyms: Throw
Generic synonyms: Displace
Derivative terms: Dislodgement

Definition of Dislodge

1. v. t. To drive from a lodge or place of rest; to remove from a place of quiet or repose; as, shells resting in the sea at a considerate depth are not dislodged by storms.

2. v. i. To go from a place of rest.

3. n. Dwelling apart; separation.

Definition of Dislodge

1. Verb. To remove or force out from a position or dwelling previously occupied. ¹

2. Verb. To move or go from a dwelling or former position. ¹

3. Verb. To force out of a secure or settled position. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dislodge

1. to remove from a firm position [v -LODGED, -LODGING, -LODGES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dislodge

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disload
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disloads
dislocate
dislocated
dislocates
dislocating
dislocatio
dislocatio erecta
dislocation
dislocation fracture
dislocation of articular processes
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dislodge (current term)
dislodgeable
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dislogistic
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disloyal
disloyally
disloyalness

Literary usage of Dislodge

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"Nobody at- nose baked into a semblance uf tempted to dislodge her from that parchment. CHAPTER XXIX. ..."

2. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"Said if N-Hampshire did attempt to settle there, we must dislodge them. March, 16. Mr. Bromfield, Stoddard, Townsend, Sew- all went to Roxbury Lecture in ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... but it will save trouble if the gentlemen will keep themselves in readiness to dislodge at a moment's notice ! If they aro not smitten, however, ..."

4. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers (1840)
"Gazan surrounded them, and was obliged to kill almost the very last man before he could dislodge them. These three battalions being destroyed, ..."

5. The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K. G. During His by Duke of Arthur Wellesley Wellington (1834)
"This day we are at a stand still; and if the weather shall clear up, I hope to be able to dislodge them by movement. ' Let the Government do what they ..."

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