1. [ verb ] expel or eject without recourse to legal process

"The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."

Related terms: expel
2. [ verb ] expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
Synonyms: force_out

"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"

Related terms: expel eviction
Similar spelling:   eviction