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Definitionthe process of forcing someone to leave a place — typically from a home due to non-payment
- The owner evicted the tenants because they didn't pay their rent.
evicted = forced someone to leave their home
- I was served an eviction notice.
- We could be evicted if we keep the puppy.
- Israel began the forcible eviction of thousands of Gaza settlers.
- In her last letter, his mom was worried that they might be evicted from their apartment because of the smell of burning sneakers.Louis Sachar -- Holes
- You were legally evicted.Ralph Ellison -- Invisible Man
- The landlord is threatening to evict us because of the odor.Louis Sachar -- Holes
- It watched its last generation of children torn away from it by court orders and eviction notices, and it had become too tired and sick to help them.Gloria Naylor -- The Women of Brewster Place
- I made out the possessions of a Dominican man who had been evicted a month or two before.Alice Sebold -- Lucky
- I'm thinking that he's thinking that he won't get evicted if she owns the place.Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
- Cole had earlier that evening directed her deputies to mass-evict all of them, on the pretense of unlawful trespass.David Baldacci -- Zero Day
- Someone was evicted, put out on the street, chairs, tables, bed, right around the corner—the bed, John said, the super.Don DeLillo -- Underworld
- And what could be worse than the evil crime Of evicting me?Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere -- Tartuffe
- "Well, rather," replied Helen, and in a few trembling words she told the story of her eviction.Zane Grey -- The Man of the Forest
- All the bedroom space was taken and he hated to evict anyone.Pat Frank -- Alas, Babylon
- Only once in ten years has a bug been evicted for rowdiness.Tim O'Brien -- Going After Cacciato
- A family had just been evicted and there was an individual cry of despair, multiplied by millions.Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe II
- LINNIE'S FIRST ACT in Baltimore was to get them both evicted.Anne Tayler -- A Spool of Blue Thread
- 'tis a pity you weren't alive in the times when the English were evicting us and leaving us on the side of the road.Frank McCourt -- Angela's Ashes
- So instead, Kashf requires the husband to sign a document pledging that he will never evict his wife, even if he divorces her.Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
eviction = related to the process of forcing someone to leave a place
evicted = forced to move to a new home
eviction = the process of forcing people to leave their homes
evicted = forced to move out (by the owner of the building)
evicted = forced to move from your home
evict = forced to move out (of their home)