HyperDic: force_out

English > 9 senses of the expression force out:
VERBsocialforce out, deposeforce to leave (an office)
socialforce out, displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, give the sack, terminateterminate the employment of
motionforce out, rout out, drive out, rouseforce or drive out
motionforce out, crowd outpress, force, or thrust out of a small space
contactforce out, evictexpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
contactforce out, squirt, squeeze out, ejectcause to come out in a squirt
contactforce out, gougeforce with the thumb
bodyforce outemit or cause to move with force of effort
NOUNactforce out, force-out, force play, forcea putout of a base runner who is required to run
English > force out: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base.
Synonymsforce-out, force play, force
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
BroaderputoutAn out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningForce to leave (an office) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymdepose
Narroweroverthrow, subvert, overturn, bring downCause the downfall of
Broaderoust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expelRemove from a position or office
Spanishdeponer, destituir
Catalandeposar
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTerminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdisplace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, give the sack, terminate
Narrowerclean outForce out
dismiss, send packing, send away, dropstop associating with
furlough, lay offdismiss, usually for economic reasons
pension offlet go from employment with an attractive pension
retiremake (someone) retire
squeeze outForce out
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Oppositehire, engage, employEngage or hire for work
Spanishdar aviso, dejar cesante, despachar, despedir, destituir, echar, exonerar, finiquitar, poder
Catalanacomiadar, despedir, destituir, fer fora
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningForce or drive out.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsrout out, drive out, rouse
Narrowerhuntchase away, with as with force
smoke outdrive out with smoke
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
See alsoforcemove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Similar tochase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run offForce to go away
Spanishempujar, hacer salir
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningPress, force, or thrust out of a small space.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymcrowd out
BroaderdisplaceCause to move, usually with force or pressure
See alsoforcemove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Spanishexcluir
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningExpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymevict
Broadereject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn output out or expel from a place
See alsoforcedo forcibly
Similar toevictExpel or eject without recourse to legal process
Spanishdesahuciar, expulsar
Catalanexpulsar
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningCause to come out in a squirt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymssquirt, squeeze out, eject
NarrowerextravasateForce out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
spritzEject (a liquid / liquid) quickly
Broaderdischargepour forth or release
See alsoforcedo forcibly
Spanishchorrear
Catalanrajar
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningForce with the thumb.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymgouge
Broadermutilate, marDestroy or injure severely
See alsoforcedo forcibly
Spanisharrancar, sacar
English > force out: 9 senses > verb 8, body
Meaningemit or cause to move with force of effort.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "force out the air"
  • "force out the splinter"
Broaderemit, breathe, pass offExpel (gases or odors)
Catalanfer fora

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