dislodge








verb (used with object), dis·lodged, dis·lodg·ing.

  1. to remove or force out of a particular place: to dislodge a stone with one’s foot.
  2. to drive out of a hiding place, a military position, etc.

verb (used without object), dis·lodged, dis·lodg·ing.

  1. to go from a place of lodgment.

verb

  1. to remove from or leave a lodging place, hiding place, or previously fixed position
v.

c.1400, from Old French deslogier “to leave or cause to leave a lodging place; expel, drive away,” from des- “do the opposite of” (see dis-) + logier (see lodge (v.)). Related: Dislodged; dislodging.

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