- 1 [transitive] eject somebody (from something) (formal) to force someone to leave a place synonym throw out Police ejected a crowd of violent protesters from the hall.
- 2[transitive] eject something (from something) to push something out suddenly and with a lot of force Used cartridges are ejected from the gun after firing.
- 3 [transitive, intransitive] eject (something) when you eject a disk, etc., or when it ejects, it comes out of the machine after you have pressed a button
- 4 [intransitive] (of a pilot) to escape from an aircraft that is going to crash, sometimes using an ejection seat The pilot managed to eject moments before the plane crashed.
NAmE//ɪˈdʒɛkt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they eject
he / she / it ejects
past simple ejected
-ing form ejecting
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NAmE//ɪˈdʒɛkʃn//noun [uncountable, countable]