Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to dislodge: dislocate, circumscribed, rapidity, usurped

dislodge (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To free someone or something that is stuck. Fortunately, the Heimlich maneuver dislodged the piece of food from Greta's throat.
See also: dislodge

dislodge someone or something from someone or something

to loosen and remove someone or something from someone or something. We were unable to dislodge her from office. Gene was able to dislodge the bone from his throat.
See also: dislodge
References in periodicals archive ?
It has "ball-tray" anti-blinding devices to dislodge slightly oversized particles from the upstream side of the screens.
She had tried unsuccessfully to dislodge the bone by swallowing rice and by retching.
And Kennedy's handling of the camera in these sequences disrupts the viewer's usual perspective: Whereas the lens normally corresponds to the human eye, which surveys the world as an extension of the subject's mind or consciousness, Kennedy's images dislodge vision from the mind, embedding it instead in the body, where it can "see" what the eye cannot.
Fearful of breaking the elderly woman's ribs, Lieutenant Mance made two unsuccessful attempts to dislodge the food stuck in her throat.
Breathing is often a chore for many CF patients, who must endure daily "clappings" on the back to dislodge the mucus and prevent organ-damaging infections.
Firefighters tracked down a vet in Whit church when they were unable to dislodge the ball.
Young Franny found he wasn't good enough to dislodge,Henry,Bergkamp etc and so came home with his tail between his legs.
PARTICK Thistle boss Gerry Collins has challenged Faroe Islands keeper Jakup Mikkelsen to prove he can dislodge Firhill No.
For lateral or posterior teeth, the surgeon can use a combined transfacial-transnasal approach, in which a trocar is inserted through the anterior canine fossa; the trocar allows for the introduction of a probe to dislodge the tooth in a medial direction under direct vision.
A child can be laid across your knee, letting gravity help dislodge the object.
The first was to grasp the point shaft and dislodge it from the nasal mucosa by advancing it posteriorly; closing the spring would then allow for safe removal through the nostril.