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English verb: kick out

1. kick out (social) force to leave or move out


SamplesHe was expelled from his native country.


Synonymsexpel, throw out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)ban, ban, banish, banish, banish, bar, blackball, boot out, cast out, chuck out, debar, deliver, deport, deport, eject, exclude, exile, expatriate, extradite, ostracise, ostracize, relegate, shun, suspend, turf out, turn out

2. kick out (social) remove from a position or office


SamplesThe chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds.


Synonymsboot out, drum out, expel, oust, throw out


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


Broader (hypernym)remove


Narrower (hyponym)depose, excommunicate, force out









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