Antonyms of verb dislodge

1 of 3 senses of dislodge

Sense 1
dislodge, free -- (remove or force out from a position; "The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums"; "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble")
       Antonym of lodge (Sense 2)
      => lodge, wedge, stick, deposit -- (put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dislodge

3 senses of dislodge

Sense 1
dislodge, free -- (remove or force out from a position; "The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums"; "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 2
shift, dislodge, reposition -- (change place or direction; "Shift one's position")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 3
dislodge, bump -- (remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space")
       => displace -- (cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war")

2019, Cloud WordNet Browser