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dislodge

dis·lodge

dislodge

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs laj
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dislodged, dislodges, dislodging
definition: to remove from or force out of a position or location.
There is a way to dislodge food caught in the windpipe.You must dislodge those troops from behind the barricade.
similar words:
displace
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to move from a lodging or established position.
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derivation: dislodgment (n.)
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