Eject vs Unejected - What's the difference?

eject | unejected |


As a verb eject

is to compel (a person or persons) to leave.

As a noun eject

is a button on a machine that causes something to be ejected from the machine or eject can be (psychology) (by analogy with subject and object ) an inferred object of someone else's consciousness.

As an adjective unejected is

not ejected.

eject

English

Usage notes

The physiological sense always uses pronunciation stressed on the first syllable (), either pronunciation is used for the other senses.

Verb

(en verb)
  • To compel (a person or persons) to leave.
  • * 2012 , August 1. Peter Walker and Haroon Siddique in Guardian Unlimited, Eight Olympic badminton players disqualified for 'throwing games'
  • Four pairs of women's doubles badminton players, including the Chinese top seeds, have been ejected from the Olympic tournament for trying to throw matches in an effort to secure a more favourable quarter-final draw.
  • To throw out or remove forcefully.
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  • (US) To compel (a sports player) to leave the field because of inappropriate behaviour.
  • To project oneself from an aircraft.
  • To cause (something) to come out of a machine.
  • To come out of a machine.
  • Synonyms

    * boot out, discharge, dismiss, drive out, evict, expel, kick out, toss, turf out, oust * (throw out forcefully) throw out * send off (UK ) * * (project oneself from an aircraft) bail out * (come out of a machine) come out

    Derived terms

    * ejectable * ejector

    Noun

    eject (not used in the plural )
  • A button on a machine that causes something to be ejected from the machine.
  • When the tape stops, press eject.

    Usage notes

    * Eject in this sense is used without an article, and is often capitalised ("press EJECT") as it is marked on many such buttons, or enclosed in quotation marks ("press 'eject'").

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (psychology) (by analogy with subject and object ) an inferred object of someone else's consciousness
  • English ergative verbs English heteronyms

    unejected

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not ejected.