Force-out Definition

fôrsout
noun
An out that results when a base runner who has been forced from a base when a teammate hits the ball fails to reach the next base before the ball does.
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Alternative spelling of force out.
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Alternative spelling of force out.
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verb
To cause something to be ejected.
We are going to force out intolerance.
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(baseball) To create an out by touching a base in advance of a runner who has no base to return to while in possession of a ball which has already touched the ground.

Jones forced out Smith to end the inning.
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Other Word Forms of Force-out

Noun

Singular:
force-out
Plural:
force-outs

Origin of Force-out

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