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Definition of "eject" []

  • To throw out forcefully; expel. (verb-transitive)
  • To compel to leave: ejected the bar patron who started a fight. (verb-transitive)
  • To evict: ejected tenants for lease violations. (verb-transitive)
  • Sports To disqualify or force (a player or coach) to leave the playing area for the remainder of a game. (verb-transitive)
  • To make an emergency exit from an aircraft by deployment of an ejection seat or capsule. (verb-intransitive)

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.

Use "eject" in a sentence
  • "Needless to say, I was happy that I didn’t have to pull the "loud handle" and eject from the plane."
  • "Using a translation matrix yet to be programmed and actuators yet to be invented, you could digitize, say, the entire content of BLDGBLOG into charged electrons and protons, which you would thereafter eject from a fleet of satellites orbiting between the earth and the sun."
  • "- The first trial run of the aircraft goes awry, with the engine stalling mid-flight, causing Hal to eject from the plane, destroying it."