evict


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e·vict

 (ĭ-vĭkt′)
tr.v. e·vict·ed, e·vict·ing, e·victs
1. To put out (a tenant, for example) from a property by legal process; expel.
2. To force out; eject: "U.S. troops defeated and evicted the Spanish from the Philippines" (Robert D. Richardson).

[Middle English evicten, from Latin ēvincere, ēvict-, to vanquish : ē-, ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + vincere, to defeat; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

e·vict·ee′ (ĭ-vĭk-tē′, ĭ-vĭk′tē) n.
e·vic′tion n.
e·vic′tor n.

evict

(ɪˈvɪkt)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) to expel (a tenant) from property by process of law; turn out
2. (Law) to recover (property or the title to property) by judicial process or by virtue of a superior title
[C15: from Late Latin ēvincere, from Latin: to vanquish utterly, from vincere to conquer]
eˈviction n
eˈvictor n
eˌvicˈtee n

e•vict

(ɪˈvɪkt)

v.t.
1. to expel (a person, esp. a tenant) from land, a building, etc., by legal process, as for nonpayment of rent.
2. to recover (property, titles, etc.) by virtue of superior legal title.
3. to throw or force out; eject; expel.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin ēvictus having recovered one's property by law, Latin: past participle of ēvincere to overcome, conquer, evince]
e•vic′tion, n.
e•vic′tor, n.

evict

- First meant "conquer, overcome."
See also related terms for overcome.

evict


Past participle: evicted
Gerund: evicting

Imperative
evict
evict
Present
I evict
you evict
he/she/it evicts
we evict
you evict
they evict
Preterite
I evicted
you evicted
he/she/it evicted
we evicted
you evicted
they evicted
Present Continuous
I am evicting
you are evicting
he/she/it is evicting
we are evicting
you are evicting
they are evicting
Present Perfect
I have evicted
you have evicted
he/she/it has evicted
we have evicted
you have evicted
they have evicted
Past Continuous
I was evicting
you were evicting
he/she/it was evicting
we were evicting
you were evicting
they were evicting
Past Perfect
I had evicted
you had evicted
he/she/it had evicted
we had evicted
you had evicted
they had evicted
Future
I will evict
you will evict
he/she/it will evict
we will evict
you will evict
they will evict
Future Perfect
I will have evicted
you will have evicted
he/she/it will have evicted
we will have evicted
you will have evicted
they will have evicted
Future Continuous
I will be evicting
you will be evicting
he/she/it will be evicting
we will be evicting
you will be evicting
they will be evicting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evicting
you have been evicting
he/she/it has been evicting
we have been evicting
you have been evicting
they have been evicting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evicting
you will have been evicting
he/she/it will have been evicting
we will have been evicting
you will have been evicting
they will have been evicting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been evicting
you had been evicting
he/she/it had been evicting
we had been evicting
you had been evicting
they had been evicting
Conditional
I would evict
you would evict
he/she/it would evict
we would evict
you would evict
they would evict
Past Conditional
I would have evicted
you would have evicted
he/she/it would have evicted
we would have evicted
you would have evicted
they would have evicted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.evict - expel or eject without recourse to legal process; "The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."
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"
eject, turf out, boot out, chuck out, exclude, turn out - put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
2.evict - expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal processevict - 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"
evict - expel or eject without recourse to legal process; "The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."
eject, turf out, boot out, chuck out, exclude, turn out - put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game"

evict

verb expel, remove, turn out, put out, throw out, oust, kick out (informal), eject, dislodge, boot out (informal), force to leave, dispossess, chuck out (informal), show the door (to), turf out (informal), throw on to the streets They were evicted from their apartment.

evict

verb
To put out by force:
Informal: chuck.
Slang: boot (out), bounce, kick out.
Idioms: give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho, send packing, show someone the door, throw out on one's ear.
Translations
يُخْرِج، يُخْلي، يَطْرُد
kilakoltat
bera út
iškeldinimasiškeldinti
izlikt
vysťahovať
tahliye ettirmek

evict

[ɪˈvɪkt] VT [+ tenant] → desahuciar, desalojar

evict

[ɪˈvɪkt] vt [+ tenant, squatter] → expulser

evict

vt tenants, squatterszur Räumung zwingen (→ from +gen); they were evictedsie wurden zum Verlassen ihrer Wohnung gezwungen

evict

[ɪˈvɪkt] vtsfrattare

evict

(iˈvikt) verb
to put out from house or land especially by force of law.
eˈviction (-ʃən) noun
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