Definition of Force out
1. 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. "The shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
Generic synonyms: Putout
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
2. Verb. Force to leave (an office).
Generic synonyms: Boot Out, Drum Out, Expel, Kick Out, Oust, Throw Out
Specialized synonyms: Bring Down, Overthrow, Overturn, Subvert
Derivative terms: Deposition
3. Verb. Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position. "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
Specialized synonyms: Retire, Pension Off, Clean Out, Furlough, Lay Off, Squeeze Out, Dismiss, Drop, Send Away, Send Packing
Generic synonyms: Remove
Derivative terms: Dismissal, Dismissible, Dismission, Firing, Sack, Sacking
4. Verb. Force or drive out. "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Related verbs: Chase Away, Dispel, Drive Away, Drive Off, Drive Out, Run Off, Turn Back
Specialized synonyms: Hunt, Smoke Out
5. Verb. Press, force, or thrust out of a small space. "The weeds crowded out the flowers"
6. Verb. Expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process. "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
Related verbs: Evict
Generic synonyms: Boot Out, Chuck Out, Eject, Exclude, Turf Out, Turn Out
Derivative terms: Eviction
7. Verb. Cause to come out in a squirt. "They force out the bread with melted butter"; "The boy squirted water at his little sister"
Specialized synonyms: Spritz, Extravasate
Generic synonyms: Discharge
Derivative terms: Ejection, Squirt, Squirter
8. Verb. Force with the thumb. "Gouge out his eyes"
9. Verb. Emit or cause to move with force of effort. "Force out the splinter"
Definition of Force out
1. Verb. To cause something to be ejected ¹
2. Verb. (baseball) To create an out by touching a base in advance of a runner who has no base to return to while in possession of a ball which has already touched the ground ¹
3. Noun. (baseball) An instance of an out created by touching a base in advance of a runner who has no base to return to while in possession of a ball which has already touched the ground. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Force out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian War of 1812 by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1906)
"With his dwindling force out of hand the American commander did not feel himself able to hold Fort George, and determined to abandon the ..."
2. The Buik of the Croniclis of Scotland: Or, A Metrical Version of the History by Hector Boece, William Stewart (1858)
"... war richt awfull tiK induir, With so greit force out throw the feild tha fuir. ... force out ..."
3. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To press or squeeze -EDLY. out, force out by pressure ; to -пил-:. press or force ... To press or force out ; to utter or -LY. give utterance to ; and thus, ..."
4. A Confederate Soldier in Egypt by William Wing Loring (1884)
"... incompetence—Approach of King John with his hordes—Ratib orders the force out of the fort into the valley—General Loring's first impression that the ..."
5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"Mr. Klee has advanced the idea that if you pinch back in the summer, you will force out fruit buds. If you pinch back anyways early in the summer, ..."
6. The Inquisition Unmasked: Being an Historical and Philosophical Account of by Antonio Puigblanch (1816)
"... wretched persons chosen for these horrid sacrifices, torn by main force out of their entrails.t And, forsooth, do not our Inquisitors resemble them ? ..."
7. Journal of the Life, Travels and Gospel Labors of Thomas Arnett by Thomas Arnett (1884)
"... to carry on their rebellious work; but soon finding that they could not obtain their troops by volunteering, adopted a very severe plan to force out, ..."