verb (used with object), de·trud·ed, de·trud·ing.

to thrust out or away.
to thrust or force down.

Origin of detrude

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin dētrūdere to thrust down, drive away, equivalent to dē- de- + trūdere to thrust, drive, force Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for detrude

depress, drop, reduce, sink, droop, ground, descend, submerge, couch, demit, detrude

British Dictionary definitions for detrude



(tr) to force down or thrust away or out
Derived Formsdetrusion (dɪˈtruːʒən), noun

Word Origin for detrude

C16: from Latin dētrūdere to push away, from de- + trūdere to thrust
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