1. [ verb ] force with the thumb
Synonyms: gouge

"gouge out his eyes"

Related terms: mutilate gouge_out gouger
2. [ verb ] cause to come out in a squirt
Synonyms: squirt eject squeeze_out

"the boy squirted water at his little sister"

Related terms: discharge spritz extravasate expulsion
3. [ verb ] expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
Synonyms: evict

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

Related terms: expel evict eviction
4. [ verb ] force to move
Synonyms: displace

"the refugees were displaced by the war"

Related terms: move transplant evacuate crowd_out
5. [ verb ] force or drive out
Synonyms: rout_out rouse drive_out

"The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."

Related terms: move hunt smoke_out chase_away
6. [ verb ] (work) terminate the employment of
Synonyms: fire can terminate give_the_axe dismiss sack send_away give_the_sack give_notice

"The boss fired his secretary today" "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

Related terms: hire remove retire squeeze_out furlough dismiss pension_off drive_out dismissal
7. [ verb ] force to leave (an office)
Synonyms: depose
Related terms: oust overthrow deposition
8. [ verb ] emit with force of effort

"force out the air"

Related terms: emit
Similar spelling:   fork_out