- 1[transitive] eject somebody (from something) (formal) to force somebody to leave a place or position synonym throw somebodyout (of…) Police ejected a number 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[intransitive] (of a pilot) to escape from an aircraft that is going to crash, sometimes using an ejector seat The pilot managed to eject moments before the plane crashed.
- 4[transitive, intransitive] eject (something) when you eject a disk, tape, etc., or when it ejects, it comes out of the machine after you have pressed a button Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin eject-
BrE BrE//iˈdʒekt//; NAmE NAmE//iˈdʒekt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they eject
BrE BrE//iˈdʒekt//; NAmE NAmE//iˈdʒekt//he / she / it ejects
BrE BrE//iˈdʒekts//; NAmE NAmE//iˈdʒekts//past simple ejected
BrE BrE//iˈdʒektɪd//; NAmE NAmE//iˈdʒektɪd//past participle ejected
BrE BrE//iˈdʒektɪd//; NAmE NAmE//iˈdʒektɪd//-ing form ejecting
BrE BrE//iˈdʒektɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//iˈdʒektɪŋ//