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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting act]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the shortstop got the runner at second on a force

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out is a kind of ...) an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)

"the first baseman made 15 putouts"

(force out belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: emit or cause to move with force of effort - [verb of body]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • force out the air
  • force out the splinter

(force out is a kind of ...) expel (gases or odors)

Definition 3: force with the thumb - [verb of contact]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gouge out his eyes

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out is a kind of ...) destroy or injure severely

"mutilated bodies"

Definition 4: cause to come out in a squirt - [verb of contact]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boy squirted water at his little sister

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out is a kind of ...) pour forth or release

"discharge liquids"

(... is a kind of force out ) eject (a liquid) quickly

"spritz water on a surface"

(... is a kind of force out ) force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel

Definition 5: expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process - [verb of contact]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out is a kind of ...) put out or expel from a place

"The unruly student was excluded from the game"

(force out has a similar meaning as ...) expel or eject without recourse to legal process

"The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."

Definition 6: press, force, or thrust out of a small space - [verb of motion]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The weeds crowded out the flowers

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

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

"the refugees were displaced by the war"

Definition 7: force or drive out - [verb of motion]

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out 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 force out ) chase away, with as with force

"They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"

(... is a kind of force out ) drive out with smoke

"smoke out the bees"

(force out has a similar meaning as ...) force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

"Drive away potential burglars" "drive away bad thoughts" "dispel doubts" "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"

Samples where force out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The boss fired his secretary today
  • The company terminated 25% of its workers

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out is a kind of ...) remove from a position or an office

(... is a kind of force out ) make (someone) retire

"The director was retired after the scandal"

(... is a kind of force out ) let go from employment with an attractive pension

"The director was pensioned off when he got senile"

(... is a kind of force out ) force out

"The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers"

(... is a kind of force out ) dismiss, usually for economic reasons

"She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"

(... is a kind of force out ) force out

"Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"

(... is a kind of force out ) stop associating with

"They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

Synonyms for force out in the sense of this definition

(force out is a kind of ...) remove from a position or office

"The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"

(... is a kind of force out ) cause the downfall of; of rulers

"The Czar was overthrown" "subvert the ruling class"

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