Definitions for evictɪˈvɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evict(verb)

    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. evict, force out(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. evict(Verb)

    To expel (one or more people) from their property; to force (one or more people) to move out.

  2. Origin: From Latin evincere, "to vanquish completely."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evict(verb)

    to dispossess by a judicial process; to dispossess by paramount right or claim of such right; to eject; to oust

  2. Evict(verb)

    to evince; to prove

  3. Origin: [L. evictus, p. p. of evincere to overcome completely, evict. See Evince.]


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