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eject

e·ject

eject

 
pronunciation:
ih jekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ejected, ejecting, ejects
definition: to move something out with force.
He ejected the noisy kids from the library.The CD player is broken and won't eject the CD.
similar words:
send out
derivations: ejection (n.), ejector (n.)
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The word eject contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.