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5 definitions found
 for dislodge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dislodge \Dis*lodge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dislodged; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Dislodging.] [OF. deslogier, F. d['e]loger; pref.
     des- (L. dis-) + OF. logier, F. loger. See Lodge.]
     1. To drive from a lodge or place of rest; to remove from a
        place of quiet or repose; as, shells resting in the sea at
        a considerate depth are not dislodged by storms.
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     2. To drive out from a place of hiding or defense; as, to
        dislodge a deer, or an enemy.
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              The Volscians are dislodg'd.          --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dislodge \Dis*lodge"\, v. i.
     To go from a place of rest. [R.]
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           Where Light and Darkness in perpetual round
           Lodge and dislodge by turns.             --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dislodge \Dis*lodge"\, n.
     Dwelling apart; separation. [R.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dislodge
      v 1: remove or force out from a position; "The dentist dislodged
           the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums"; "He
           finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who
           was buried in the rubble" [syn: dislodge, free] [ant:
           deposit, lodge, stick, wedge]
      2: change place or direction; "Shift one's position" [syn:
         shift, dislodge, reposition]
      3: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously
         occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her
         office space" [syn: dislodge, bump]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "dislodge":
     break loose, break out, buck off, carry away, carry off, cart away,
     clear, cut loose, delocalize, depose, deracinate, disembarrass,
     disembroil, disengage, disentangle, disinvolve, dismount, displace,
     dispossess, evict, extricate, free, get out, lay aside, manhandle,
     move, oust, put aside, put out, release, relocate, remove,
     root out, root up, send, set aside, shift, shunt, side, take away,
     tear loose, throw off, turn out, unhorse, unhouse, unkennel,
     unknot, unplace, unravel, unsaddle, unseat, unsnarl, untangle,
     uproot
  
  

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