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EVICT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does evict mean? 

EVICT (verb)
  The verb EVICT has 2 senses:

1. expel or eject without recourse to legal process
2. expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process

  Familiarity information: EVICT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EVICT (verb)


Sense 1evict [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Expel or eject without recourse to legal process

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m.

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

boot out; chuck out; eject; exclude; expel; kick out; throw out; turf out; turn out (put out or expel from a place)

Sentence frames:

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


Sense 2evict [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

evict; force out

Context example:

The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months

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

boot out; chuck out; eject; exclude; expel; kick out; throw out; turf out; turn out (put out or expel from a place)

Sentence frames:

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


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