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Overview of noun force_out

The noun force out has 1 sense

  • force out, force-out, force play, force -- (a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base; "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force")

Overview of verb force_out

The verb force out has 8 senses

  • depose, force out -- (force to leave (an office))

  • displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate -- (terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers")

  • rout out, drive out, force out, rouse -- (force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.")

  • force out, crowd out -- (press, force, or thrust out of a small space; "The weeds crowded out the flowers")

  • evict, force out -- (expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process; "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months")

  • squirt, force out, squeeze out, eject -- (cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at his little sister")

  • gouge, force out -- (force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes")

  • force out -- (emit or cause to move with force of effort; "force out the air"; "force out the splinter")