Definition of "evict" []

  • To put out (a tenant, for example) by legal process; expel. (verb-transitive)
  • To force out; eject. See Synonyms at eject. (verb-transitive)
  • Law To recover (property, for example) by a superior claim or legal process. (verb-transitive)
  • To expel (a tenant) from property by process of law; turn out (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To recover (property or the title to property) by judicial process or by virtue of a superior title (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "evict" in a sentence
  • "They will have to forceably evict from the hospital."
  • "Gravity Lens points us to Five "characters" to evict from the comics storytelling pantheon."
  • "I don; t think the link to "five characters to evict" is the right link"