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