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evict

e·vict

evict

 
pronunciation:
ih vihkt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: evicted, evicting, evicts
definition: to force someone to leave a rented property.
The landlord evicted the man from his apartment because he could not pay the rent.
similar words:
remove
derivations: eviction (n.), evictor (n.)
Word Parts
The word evict contains the following part:
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-.