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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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