Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) force out, force-out, force play, force (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) "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
- S: (v) depose, force out (force to leave (an office))
- S: (v) displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate (terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position) "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
- S: (v) rout out, drive out, force out, rouse (force or drive out) "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
- S: (v) force out, crowd out (press, force, or thrust out of a small space) "The weeds crowded out the flowers"
- S: (v) evict, force out (expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process) "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
- S: (v) squirt, force out, squeeze out, eject (cause to come out in a squirt) "the boy squirted water at his little sister"
- S: (v) gouge, force out (force with the thumb) "gouge out his eyes"
- S: (v) force out (emit or cause to move with force of effort) "force out the air"; "force out the splinter"