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Synonyms for dislodge

Synonyms for (verb) dislodge

Synonyms: dislodge, bump Definition: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied Usage: The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space

Similar words: displace Definition: cause to move, usually with force or pressure Usage: the refugees were displaced by the war

Synonyms: free, dislodge Definition: remove or force out from a position Usage: 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

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: shift, reposition, dislodge Definition: change place or direction Usage: Shift one's position

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant