Definition of dislodge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    dislodge

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlɒdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlɑːdʒ//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dislodge
    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlɒdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlɑːdʒ//
     
    he / she / it dislodges
    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlɒdʒɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlɑːdʒɪz//
     
    past simple dislodged
    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlɒdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlɑːdʒd//
     
    past participle dislodged
    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlɒdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlɑːdʒd//
     
    -ing form dislodging
    BrE BrE//dɪsˈlɒdʒɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈlɑːdʒɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1dislodge something (from something) to force or knock something out of its position The wind dislodged one or two tiles from the roof.
  2. 2dislodge somebody (from something) to force somebody to leave a place, position or job The rebels have so far failed to dislodge the President.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French deslogier, from des- (expressing reversal) + logier ‘encamp’, from loge ‘arbour, hut’ from medieval Latin laubia, lobia, lobium ‘covered walk, portico’.Extra examples She thumped him on the back, trying to dislodge the obstruction in his windpipe. The key was rusted and stuck firmly, seemingly impossible to dislodge. The wind had dislodged one or two tiles from the roof.
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