Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

From ἐκ- (ek-, out) +‎ βάλλω (bállō, to throw).

Pronunciation edit


Verb edit

ἐκβάλλω (ekbállō) first-singular present indicative

  1. to throw or cast out of
    1. to throw ashore
    2. to cast out of a place, banish
    3. to expose on a desert island
    4. to divorce
    5. to cast out of one's seat, to depose
    6. (in wrestling) to throw
    7. to dig wells
  2. to strike out of
    1. to strike open, break in
  3. to let fall
  4. to throw away, put aside, reject
  5. to lose, properly by one's own fault
  6. to produce, bear fruit
  7. to put out, dislocate
  8. to put off
  9. (mathematics) to produce a line
  10. (intransitive) to go out, depart

Inflection edit

The verb ἐκπίπτω (ekpíptō) can function as a passive of ἐκβάλλω.

Further reading edit