Definition of Eject

1. Verb. Put out or expel from a place. "The unruly student was excluded from the game"

Exact synonyms: Boot Out, Chuck Out, Exclude, Turf Out, Turn Out
Specialized synonyms: Evict, Force Out, Evict, Show The Door, Bounce, Exorcise, Exorcize
Generic synonyms: Expel, Kick Out, Throw Out
Derivative terms: Ejection, Ejector, Exclusion

2. Verb. Eliminate (a substance). "The plant releases a gas"

3. Verb. Leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule.
Generic synonyms: Exit, Get Out, Go Out, Leave
Derivative terms: Ejection

4. Verb. Cause to come out in a squirt. "They eject the bread with melted butter"; "The boy squirted water at his little sister"
Exact synonyms: Force Out, Squeeze Out, Squirt
Specialized synonyms: Spritz, Extravasate
Generic synonyms: Discharge
Derivative terms: Ejection, Squirt, Squirter

Definition of Eject

1. v. t. 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.

2. n. 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.

Definition of Eject

1. Verb. (transitive) To compel (a person or persons) to leave. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To throw out forcefully. ¹

3. Verb. (US transitive) To compel (a sports player) to leave the field because of inappropriate behaviour. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To cause (something) to come out of a machine. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To project oneself from an aircraft. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To come out of a machine. ¹

7. Noun. A button on a machine that causes something to be ejected from the machine. ¹

8. Noun. (psychology) (''by analogy with subject and object'') an inferred object of someone else's consciousness ¹

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Definition of Eject

1. to throw out forcibly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eject

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Literary usage of Eject

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1. The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, in Personal by William Tidd, Francis Joseph Troubat, Asa Israel Fish, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1856)
"eject. 43, 384, &c. (x) Сто. Elu. 818. (y) I Mod. 90. [A] The general rule is, that an action of ejectment will lie for any thing attached to the soil, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"In a landlord's proceeding to eject a tenant, the burden was upon the landlord ... under section 3509 of the Code of Laws, by a landlord to eject a tenant. ..."

3. Robert's Rules of Order Revised for Deliberative Assemblies by Henry Martyn Robert (1915)
"Art. XIII. Legal Rights of Assemblies and Trial of Their Members. 72. Right of an Assembly to Punish its Members 73. Right of an Assembly to eject any one ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers: As Administered in the Courts of the by Robert Hutchinson, Jacob Scott Matthews, William Frederick Dickinson (1906)
"The right to eject must be exercised in a proper manner.—And in general it may be said that, while the carrier may not be required to pay regard to the mere ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Passengersby Norman Fetter by Norman Fetter (1897)
"RIGHT TO eject PASSENGER. A carrier may eject a passenger from its vehicle— 1. ... The right to eject a passenger is a sort of police power, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Inn-keepers, and Pledge by James Schouler (1880)
"... nor eject him at such a place or in such a manner as carelessly or wantonly to endanger him in life or limb;2 nor, of course, eject without good cause. ..."

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