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Verb: evict  i'vikt
  1. Expel or eject without recourse to legal process
    "The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."
  2. Expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
    "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months";
    - force out

Derived forms: evicted, evicting, evicts

Type of: boot out [informal], chuck out, eject, exclude, turf out [Brit, informal], turn out

Encyclopedia: Evict