What does the word dislodge mean?

Usage examples for dislodge

  1. Foiled in her efforts to dislodge them, she would not yield without an attempt at making Mabel, at least, as uncomfortable in mind as possible. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  2. It has established their predominance and provided a security against any serious attempt to dislodge them. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  3. All the efforts of the assembled swallows to dislodge the usurper were, however, unsuccessful. – A Hundred Anecdotes of Animals by Percy J. Billinghurst