dislodge
verb Etymology: Middle English disloggen, from Anglo-French *desloger, from des- dis- + loger to find lodging for, encamp, from loge shelter — more at lodge Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to drive from a position of hiding, defense, or advantage 2. to force out of a secure or settled position <
dislodged the rock with a shovel
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intransitive verb to leave a place previously occupied • dislodgment or dislodgement noun

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  • Dislodge — Dis*lodge , v. i. To go from a place of rest. [R.] [1913 Webster] Where Light and Darkness in perpetual round Lodge and dislodge by turns. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dislodge — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dislodge — Dis*lodge , n. Dwelling apart; separation. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dislodge — I verb banish, carry off, cart away, cashier, cast out, deicere, delocalize, demote, depellere, deport, depose, deracinate, dethrone, detrude, disbar, discharge, disemploy, disenthrone, disestablish, dislocate, dismiss, displace, displant,… …   Law dictionary

  • dislodge — c.1400, from O.Fr. deslogier to leave or cause to leave a lodging place; expel, drive away, from des do the opposite of (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + logier (see LODGE (Cf. lodge)). Related: Dislodged; dislodging …   Etymology dictionary

  • dislodge — [v] knock loose dig out, disentangle, dislocate, displace, disturb, eject, evict, extricate, force out, oust, remove, uproot; concepts 147,213 …   New thesaurus

  • dislodge — ► VERB ▪ remove from a fixed position. DERIVATIVES dislodgement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dislodge — [dis läj′] vt. dislodged, dislodging [ME disloggen < OFr deslogier: see DIS & LODGE] to force from a position or place where lodged, hiding, etc.; drive out vi. to leave a lodging place dislodgment n …   English World dictionary

  • dislodge — UK [dɪsˈlɒdʒ] / US [dɪsˈlɑdʒ] verb [transitive] Word forms dislodge : present tense I/you/we/they dislodge he/she/it dislodges present participle dislodging past tense dislodged past participle dislodged 1) to force something out of its position… …   English dictionary

  • dislodge — [[t]dɪ̱slɒ̱ʤ[/t]] dislodges, dislodging, dislodged 1) VERB To dislodge something means to remove it from where it was fixed or held. [V n from n] Rainfall from a tropical storm dislodged the debris from the slopes of the volcano... [V ed] In the… …   English dictionary

  • dislodge — v. (D; tr.) to dislodge from (the doctor dislodged the bone from her throat) * * * [dɪs lɒdʒ] (D; tr.) to dislodge from (the doctor dislodged the bone from her throat) …   Combinatory dictionary

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