This category included Smith, who hoped to hold on to his room until December before the marshal arrived to evict him.
A California family is struggling to evict their now-fired live-in nanny—and tenancy laws are on her side.
Tried to evict a guy who hadnt paid his mortgage in a few years.
mid-15c., "recover (property) by judicial means," from Latin evictus, past participle of evincere "recover property, overcome and expel, conquer," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + vincere "conquer" (see victor). Sense of "expel by legal process" first recorded in English 1530s. Related: Evicted; evicting.