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English verb: eject

1. eject (contact) put out or expel from a place

SamplesThe unruly student was excluded from the game.

Synonymsboot out, chuck out, exclude, turf out, turn out

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

Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out

Narrower (hyponym)bounce, evict, evict, exorcise, exorcize, force out, show the door

2. eject (body) eliminate (a substance)

SamplesCombustion products are exhausted in the engine.
The plant releases a gas.

Synonymsdischarge, exhaust, expel, release

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)abort, bleed, blow, breathe, cough out, cough up, egest, ejaculate, eliminate, emit, eruct, excrete, expectorate, fester, hemorrhage, maturate, ovulate, pass, pass off, shed blood, spew, spew out, spit out, spit up, suppurate

3. eject (motion) leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule

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

Broader (hypernym)exit, get out, go out, leave

4. eject (contact) cause to come out in a squirt

SamplesThe boy squirted water at his little sister.

Synonymsforce out, squeeze out, squirt

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

Broader (hypernym)discharge

Narrower (hyponym)extravasate, spritz

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