Associations to the word «Evict»

Wiktionary

EVICT, verb. (transitive) To expel (one or more people) from their property; to force (one or more people) to move out.

Dictionary definition

EVICT, verb. Expel or eject without recourse to legal process; "The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m.".
EVICT, verb. Expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process; "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke