eject etymology

English word eject comes from Latin iacio

Detailed word origin of eject

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iacio Latin (lat) (as a shadow) I project.. (figuratively) I throw out in speaking, let fall, utter, mention, declare.. I lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect.. I scatter, sow, throw.. I send forth, emit; bring forth, produce.. I throw, hurl, cast, fling; throw away.
eicio Latin (lat) I cast, thrust or drive out, expel, eject; reject.. I drive a ship to land; run aground, cast ashore, wreck, strand.. I rush out.
eiectus Latin (lat)
eject English (eng) (psychology, countable) (by analogy with subject and object) an inferred object of someone else's consciousness. (uncountable) A button on a machine that causes something to be ejected from the machine. (US, transitive) To compel (a sports player) to leave the field because of inappropriate behaviour.. (intransitive) To come out of a machine.. (intransitive) To project oneself from an [...]

Words with the same origin as eject

Descendants of iacio
bob inject injection jet object objection objective project projector reject subject trajectory