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eject

e·ject

eject

 
 
pronunciation:
ih jekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ejected, ejecting, ejects
definition 1: to throw out with force.
He ejected the noisy kids from the library.
synonyms:
expel
similar words:
propel, send out, spew, spit, spout, thrust out, vent
definition 2: to throw or propel oneself out of a plane in an emergency.
The pilot ejected from the fighter plane when the engine failed.
similar words:
discharge, propel
derivations: ejection (n.), ejector (n.)
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