a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base;
"the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
force to leave (an office)
terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position;
"The boss fired his secretary today"
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"
force or drive out;
"The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."
press, force, or thrust out of a small space;
"The weeds crowded out the flowers"
expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process;
"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
cause to come out in a squirt;
"the boy squirted water at his little sister"
force with the thumb;
"gouge out his eyes"
emit or cause to move with force of effort;
"force out the air"
"force out the splinter"
- Many students were crushed out of the hall.
- They had to force their way through the crowd.
- She rushed madly out of the room.
- That impudent boy put his tongue out at me.
- force out 挤(出去)