HyperDic: evict

English > 2 senses of the word evict:
VERBcontactevictexpel or eject without recourse to legal process
contactevict, force outexpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
evict > pronunciation
Soundsihvih'kt
Rhymesaddict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > evict: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningExpel or eject without recourse to legal process.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."
Broadereject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn output out or expel from a place
Similar toevict, force outExpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
Nounsevictionaction by a landlord that compels a tenant / tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy)
English > evict: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningExpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
Synonymforce out
Broadereject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn output out or expel from a place
Similar toevictExpel or eject without recourse to legal process
Spanishdesahuciar, expulsar
Catalanexpulsar
Nounsevictionthe expulsion of someone (such as a tenant / tenant) from the possession of land by process of law

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