Pronunciation of Evict
/ɪvˈɪkt/, /ɪvˈɪkt/, /ɪ_v_ˈɪ_k_t/
Antonyms for evict:
Synonyms for evict:
get rid of
Other synonyms and related words:
displace, cast out, throw out, rout out, depose, dislodge, deportation, evacuation, give notice, terminate, fire, bump, depopulate, disinherit, squeeze out, give the axe, rouse, kick out, boot out, drive out, bounce, shut out, drive, run off, shoo, force out, run out, gouge, can, dismiss, sack, debar, chuck, discharge, flush, repatriate.
Sense 1 (noun)
starve out, hound.
eliminate, remove, boycott, extirpate, exile, confine, excommunicate, detach, blacklist, extradite, ostracize, expel, insulate, sequester, cordon, separate, eject, screen, oust, deport, exclude, banish, seclude, cloister, expatriate, reject, segregate, alienate, blackball, closet, disbar, isolate.
throw out from residence (verb)
Usage examples for evict:
- If the Cocquecigrues are in possession of the land, and if they are tenants exceedingly hard to evict, it is because of the encouragement they receive from those to whom we innocently turn for help: from the poets, novelists and men of letters whose duty it is to brighten and make glad our days. - "Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor", Thomas L. Masson (Editor).
- Would you believe it now, the correspondent of one of the London papers was quite indignant the other day because my agent had to evict a man for three years' rent at Ballynamara, and the man unfortunately went and died a week later on the public roadside. - "Philistia", Grant Allen.