Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “evict”

See all translations

evict

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪˈvɪkt/ LAW, PROPERTY
to force someone to move out of a property: evict sb for sth Landlords have the right to evict tenants for nonpayment of rent.evict sb from sth The city evicted the store from its original location on Sixth Street to redevelop the area.have sb evicted Neighbours had him evicted for repeatedly disturbing the peace.
Translations of “evict”
in Spanish desahuciar, desalojar…
in French expulser (de)…
in German vertreiben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驅逐, 趕走,逐出…
in Russian выселять…
in Turkish boşaltmaya zorlamak, zorla tahliye etmek, çıkarmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驱逐, 赶走,逐出…
in Polish eksmitować…
(Definition of evict from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of evict?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “evict” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More