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 for eject
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eject \E*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ejected; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Ejecting.] [L. ejectus, p. p. of ejicere; e out + jacere to
     throw. See Jet a shooting forth.]
     1. To expel; to dismiss; to cast forth; to thrust or drive
        out; to discharge; as, to eject a person from a room; to
        eject a traitor from the country; to eject words from the
        language. "Eyes ejecting flame." --H. Brooke.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Law) To cast out; to evict; to dispossess; as, to eject
        tenants from an estate.
  
     Syn: To expel; banish; drive out; discharge; oust; evict;
          dislodge; extrude; void.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eject \E"ject\, n. [See Eject, v. t.] (Philos.)
     An object that is a conscious or living object, and hence not
     a direct object, but an inferred object or act of a subject,
     not myself; -- a term invented by W. K. Clifford.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  eject
      v 1: put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was
           excluded from the game" [syn: eject, chuck out,
           exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out]
      2: eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted
         in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas" [syn: exhaust,
         discharge, expel, eject, release]
      3: leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule
      4: cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at his
         little sister" [syn: squirt, force out, squeeze out,
         eject]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  173 Moby Thesaurus words for "eject":
     abrupt, abstract, alienate, axe, belch, blow open, blow out,
     boot out, bounce, break out, bump, burst forth, burst out, cashier,
     cast, cast off, cast out, charge, chase, chuck, chuck out, clear,
     clear away, clear out, clear the decks, cock, cut adrift, cut off,
     cut out, debar, defenestrate, delete, depart, deport, detonate,
     detrude, disarticulate, disbar, discard, discharge, disconnect,
     disengage, disgorge, disjoin, disjoint, dismiss, displace,
     dispose of, dispossess, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce,
     drive off, drive out, drop, drum out, elide, eliminate, emit,
     eradicate, eruct, erupt, estrange, evict, exclude, exile,
     expatriate, expel, extravasate, extrude, exude, fell, fire,
     fire off, force out, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of,
     give the hook, gun, gun for, heave out, hit, hurl forth, isolate,
     jettison, junk, kick downstairs, kick out, lay off, leave, let fly,
     let off, liquidate, load, make redundant, obtrude, ooze, oust, out,
     outlaw, part, pelt, pepper, pick off, pick out, pistol, plug, pot,
     potshoot, potshot, prime, pull away, pull back, pull out, purge,
     put out, reject, remove, repudiate, riddle, root out, root up,
     rout, rule out, run off, sack, segregate, send forth, send out,
     send packing, separate, sequester, set apart, set aside, shed,
     shoot, shoot at, shoot down, show, shut off, shut out, snipe, spew,
     split, spout, spurn, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside,
     step aside, strike, strike off, strike out, subtract,
     take a potshot, throw away, throw off, throw out, throw over,
     throw overboard, throw up, thrust out, torpedo, toss out, turn out,
     uncouple, unyoke, vomit, vomit forth, weed out, withdraw
  
  

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