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eject (v.)

mid-15c., from Latin eiectus "thrown out," past participle of eicere "throw out, cast out, thrust out; drive into exile, expel, drive away," from ex "out" (see ex-) + -icere, combining form of iacere "to throw" (from PIE root *ye- "to throw, impel"). Related: Ejected; ejecting. Ejecta "matter thrown out by a volcano" is from 1851.

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Definitions of eject from WordNet

eject (v.)
put out or expel from a place;
Synonyms: chuck out / exclude / turf out / boot out / turn out
eject (v.)
eliminate (a substance);
Synonyms: exhaust / discharge / expel / release
eject (v.)
leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule;
eject (v.)
cause to come out in a squirt;
Synonyms: squirt / force out / squeeze out
From wordnet.princeton.edu