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 for force out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  force out
      n 1: a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the
           putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching
           the base to which the runner must advance before the runner
           reaches that base; "the shortstop got the runner at second
           on a force" [syn: force out, force-out, force play,
           force]
      v 1: force to leave (an office) [syn: depose, force out]
      2: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or
         position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company
         terminated 25% of its workers" [syn: displace, fire,
         give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away,
         sack, force out, give the sack, terminate] [ant:
         employ, engage, hire]
      3: force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2
         A.M." [syn: rout out, drive out, force out, rouse]
      4: press, force, or thrust out of a small space; "The weeds
         crowded out the flowers" [syn: force out, crowd out]
      5: 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" [syn: evict, force out]
      6: cause to come out in a squirt; "the boy squirted water at his
         little sister" [syn: squirt, force out, squeeze out,
         eject]
      7: force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes" [syn: gouge,
         force out]
      8: emit or cause to move with force of effort; "force out the
         air"; "force out the splinter"

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