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Meaning of DISLODGE

Pronunciation:  dis'lâj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
  2. [v]  remove or force out from a position; "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"
  3. [v]  change place or direction; "Shift one's position"

DISLODGE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bump, displace, free, reposition, shift
 Antonyms: deposit, lodge, stick, wedge
 See Also: beat down, boot out, chuck out, displace, eject, exclude, expel, kick out, move, remove, take, take away, throw, throw out, turf out, turn out, withdraw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dis*lodge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dislodged}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Dislodging}.] [OF. deslogier, F. d['e]loger; pref.
    des- (L. dis-) + OF. logier, F. loger. See {Lodge}.]
    1. To drive from a lodge or place of rest; to remove from a
       place of quiet or repose; as, shells resting in the sea at
       a considerate depth are not dislodged by storms.
    2. To drive out from a place of hiding or defense; as, to
       dislodge a deer, or an enemy.
             The Volscians are dislodg'd.          --Shak.
  2. \Dis*lodge"\, v. i.
    To go from a place of rest. [R.]
          Where Light and Darkness in perpetual round Lodge and
          dislodge by turns.                       --Milton.
  3. \Dis*lodge"\, n.
    Dwelling apart; separation. [R.]
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