1. [ verb ] remove or force out from a position
Synonyms: free

"The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums" "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble"

Related terms: lodge remove
2. [ verb ] change place or direction
Synonyms: shift reposition

"Shift one's position"

Related terms: move beat_down shift
3. [ verb ] remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
Synonyms: bump displace

"The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"

Related terms: expel throw dislodgment
Similar spelling:   dislodgment