American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To put out (a tenant, for example) by legal process; expel.
- v. To force out; eject. See Synonyms at eject.
- v. Law To recover (property, for example) by a superior claim or legal process.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dispossess by a judicial process or course of legal proceedings; expel from lands or tenements by legal process.
- To wrest or alienate by reason of the hostile assertion of an irresistible title, though without judicial process. See eviction, 2.
- Hence To expel by force; turn out or remove in any compulsory way: as, to evict disturbers from a theater.
- To evince; prove.
- To set aside; displace; annul.
- To force out; compel.
- v. transitive To expel (one or more people) from their property; to force (one or more people) to move out.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Law) To dispossess by a judicial process; to dispossess by paramount right or claim of such right; to eject; to oust.
- v. obsolete To evince; to prove.
- v. expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
- v. expel or eject without recourse to legal process
- From Latin evincere, "to vanquish completely." (Wiktionary)
- Middle English evicten, from Latin ēvincere, ēvict-, to vanquish : ē-, ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + vincere, to defeat; see weik-3 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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