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Definition 1: remove or force out from a position - [verb of contact]

Samples where dislodge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums
  • He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble

Synonyms for dislodge in the sense of this definition

(dislodge is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

Definition 2: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied - [verb of contact]

Samples where dislodge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space

Synonyms for dislodge in the sense of this definition

(dislodge is a kind of ...) cause to move, usually with force or pressure

"the refugees were displaced by the war"

(... is a kind of dislodge ) cause to fall off

"The horse threw its inexperienced rider"

Definition 3: change place or direction - [verb of motion]

Samples where dislodge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Shift one's position

Synonyms for dislodge in the sense of this definition

(dislodge is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of dislodge ) dislodge from a position

"She beat the dealer down to a much better price"

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