What is the meaning of force out?


  • 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.
    • usage: "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"


  • Force to leave (an office.
  • Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.
    • usage: "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
  • Force or drive out.
    • usage: "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A. M."
  • Press, force, or thrust out of a small space.
    • usage: "The weeds crowded out the flowers"
  • Expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process.
    • usage: "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
  • Cause to come out in a squirt.
    • usage: "the boy squirted water at his little sister"
  • Force with the thumb.
    • usage: "gouge out his eyes"
  • Emit or cause to move with force of effort.
    • usage: "force out the air"; "force out the splinter"
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APAWordNet. (2010). force out. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/force_out/definitions/1189128
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