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English verb: dislodge

1. dislodge (contact) remove or force out from a position


SamplesThe dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums.
He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble.


Synonymsfree


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Antonymsdeposit, stick, wedge, lodge

2. dislodge (motion) change place or direction


SamplesShift one's position.


Synonymsreposition, shift


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)beat down

3. dislodge (contact) remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied


SamplesThe new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space.


Synonymsbump


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace


Narrower (hyponym)throw









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