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EJECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does eject mean? 

EJECT (verb)
  The verb EJECT has 4 senses:

1. put out or expel from a place
2. eliminate (substances) from the body
3. leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule
4. cause to come out in a squirt

  Familiarity information: EJECT used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


EJECT (verb)


Sense 1eject [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put out or expel from a place

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

turf out; eject; expel; chuck out; boot out; kick out; throw out; exclude; turn out

Context example:

The child was expelled from the classroom

Hypernyms (to "eject" is one way to...):

displace; move (cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "eject"):

bump; dislodge; displace (remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied)

bounce (eject from the premises)

show the door (ask to leave)

evict (expel or eject without recourse to legal process)

evict; force out (expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process)

exorcise; exorcize (expel through adjuration or prayers)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2eject [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Eliminate (substances) from the body

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

eject; discharge; release; expel

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "eject"):

cough out; cough up; expectorate; spit out; spit up (discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)

breathe; emit; pass off (expel (gases or odors))

fester; maturate; suppurate (ripen and generate pus)

eruct; spew; spew out (eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical)

bleed; hemorrhage; shed blood (lose blood from one's body)

egest; eliminate; excrete; pass (eliminate from the body)

ovulate (produce and discharge eggs)

abort (terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion)

ejaculate (eject semen)

blow (free of obstruction by blowing air through)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 3eject [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "eject" is one way to...):

exit; get out; go out; leave (move out of or depart from)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 4eject [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to come out in a squirt

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

squirt; eject; squeeze out; force out

Context example:

the boy squirted water at his little sister

Hypernyms (to "eject" is one way to...):

discharge (pour forth or release)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "eject"):

spritz (eject (a liquid) quickly)

extravasate (force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


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