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eject

e·ject

eject

 
 
pronunciation:
ih jekt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ejected, ejecting, ejects
definition 1: to expel forcefully.
synonyms:
expel
similar words:
bounce, chuck, erupt, propel, send out, spew, spit, spout, thrust out, vent
definition 2: to compel to leave one's place, position, or property; dismiss or evict.
synonyms:
expel, kick out, oust
antonyms:
admit
similar words:
blackball, bounce, chuck, deport, dismiss, displace, dispossess, evict, purge, remove
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to throw or propel oneself out of an aircraft in an emergency, by use of an ejection seat or capsule.
similar words:
discharge, impel, propel
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-.