transitive verb-·lodged′, -·lodg′ing
Origin of dislodgeMiddle English disloggen from Old French deslogier: see dis- and lodge
verbdis·lodged, dis·lodg·ing, dis·lodg·es
Origin of dislodgeMiddle English disloggen from Old French deslogier des- dis- logier to lodge ( from loge shed ) ( of Germanic origin )
- dis·lodge′ment dis·lodg′ment
(third-person singular simple present dislodges, present participle dislodging, simple past and past participle dislodged)
- To remove or force out from a position or dwelling previously occupied.
- (intransitive) To move or go from a dwelling or former position.
- (figuratively) To force out of a secure or settled position.
From Old French desloger, cognates include French déloger.