eject

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: ĭ-jĕktʹ, IPA: /ɪˈdʒɛkt/ or /ˈiː.dʒɛkt/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
eject

Third-person singular
ejects

Past tense
ejected

Past participle
ejected

Present participle
ejecting

  1. (transitive) To eject can mean to force (a person or people) to leave.
    The man started a fight and was ejected from the bar.
  2. (transitive) To be ejected can also mean to be thrown out of something quickly.
    A man from Montreal was ejected from his car because he was in an accident.
  3. (US) (transitive) To eject someone can mean to make (a sports player) leave the field because they are behaving in a bad way.
  4. (transitive) To eject can mean to make something come out of a machine.
    Press that button to eject the video tape.
  5. (intransitive) To eject can also mean to exit an aircraft when it is flying.
    The pilot could not control the plane and had to eject.
  6. (intransitive) To eject can mean to come out of a machine.

Noun[change]

Singular
eject

Plural
ejects

  1. A button on a machine that ejects something from the machine.
    When the DVD is finished, press eject.