dislodge

[ UK /dɪslˈɒd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈsɫɑdʒ/ ]
VERB
  1. remove or force out from a position
    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
  2. change place or direction
    Shift one's position
  3. remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
    The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space
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How To Use dislodge In A Sentence

  • Within four years he managed to dislodge the shah then in place Ahmad Shah Qajar and coronate himself, making his 5-year-old son crown prince. A Monarch Dethroned
  • He battled on with temporary replacements, which kept getting dislodged in training and preseason games. The Sun
  • In such a tightly managed duopoly partisan change is slow in coming, and then likely to be slow to dislodge.
  • Mechanical percussion techniques have been used therapeutically after shock wave lithotripsy to dislodge such calculi from the lower pole of the kidney.
  • More of the same will make the champions very hard to dislodge.
  • The Fine Gael men were both elected on the first count in 1999 and will be hard to dislodge.
  • The intense thunderstorm will quench the fires before they become wildfires and will dislodge the weaker numbers and prepare them for the next fire.
  • The watertight seals over structural joints tend to deteriorate over time as the caulking becomes less sticky and dislodges.
  • He digs snow pits to look for weak layers in the snowpack, and cuts sections of the slope with his skis to see if he can dislodge unstable pockets.
  • They needed a bulldozer to dislodge the rock.
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