Legal Definition and Related Resources of Evict

Meaning of Evict

Synonyms of Evict


  • depellere
  • deprive of possession
  • detrudere
  • deturbare
  • dislodge
  • displace
  • dispossess
  • disturb
  • eject
  • expel
  • jettison
  • kick out
  • oust
  • put out of house by legal processrecover property
  • remove
  • take possession
  • thrust out
  • turn adrift
  • turn out
  • turn out of doors
  • turn out of house and home
  • uproot
  • wrest property from Associated Concepts: actual eviction
  • constrictive eviction
  • partial eviction
  • total eviction
  • unlawful eviction

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English Spanish Translation of Evict


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This term is a verb.

Etimology of Evict

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mid-15c., “recover (property) by judicial means,” from Latin evictus, past participle of evincere “overcome and expel, conquer, subdue, vanquish; prevail over; supplant,” from assimilated form of ex “out,” or perhaps here merely intensive (see ex-) + vincere “conquer” (see victor). Sense of “expel by legal process” first recorded in English 1530s, from a post-classical sense of the Latin word. Related: Evicted; evicting. Compare evince.







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