evict evict  /ɪ ˈvɪkt/


  1. (v) expel or eject without recourse to legal process
  2. (v) expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process


  1. The city said no, and intends to evict.
  2. Azzawi hasn't yet had to forcibly evict anyone in the area under his control, even as some 2,760 families have returned in the past few months.
  3. Warsaw security personnel attempting to evict merchants from a condemned bazaar are repelled with fire extinguishers.


  1. GUEST VIEW: Unrestricted journalism key in a fair society

    The state’s Republican-led budget committee may have done no greater favor for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism than voting to evict it from two tiny offices in UW-Madison’s V…
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Onalaska Holmen Courier-Life

  2. SF Police Remove Tree-Sitting Protesters From Hayes Valley Property

    Seven people were arrested and one was injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco when police used force to evict dozens of tree-sitting protesters occupying a small park in Hayes Valley.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS San Francisco

  3. Homeless advocates make last stand to save Nickelsville

    City councilmembers still want to evict everyone from Nickelsville, but the Housing and Human Services Committee voted to move forward on one or two city-owned sites that would be suitable for temporary encampments.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KOMO Seattle


  1. "Our guiding light should not be an obsession to evict the president," Aquino said in a speech to the influential Makati Business Club.
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Corazon Aquino Source: Taipei Times

  2. However, the top story on its Web site over the weekend, headlined "Upholding court order, Israeli troops evict squatters," quoted Defense Minister Ehud Barak as saying "what was tested today was the ability of the state to enforce its laws...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Ehud Barak Source: Jerusalem Post

  3. "I am delighted to work with Electronic Arts to evict the Zelnick Trojan Horse from within Take-Two's corporate walls," wrote Thompson. "In doing so, I can get the new Take-Two into the clear as to the trouble I and others can send its way."
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Jack Thompson Source: DailyTech

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