oust

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  • He defeated an attempt made to oust them by a big land company. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • Our play is to keep control and not let any other interest in to oust us. Cited from Gunsight Pass, by William MacLeod Raine
  • I shall oust you from your office, you may be sure. Cited from Cyropaedia, by Xenophon [Tr.: H. G. Dakyns] #14
  • He believed that India could only become independent by ousting the British by force.
  • After being ousted from government he became leader of the opposition.
  • Workers gradually returned to work or were ousted from their plants by the police.
  • Once he was in charge, they never succeeded in ousting him. Cited from South American Fights and Fighters, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • He was ill received by his new subjects and within a few months he was ousted by a revolution.
  • Who would there be who could effectively contest his claim, or oust him from his place? Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • But the longer the family held church land, the more difficult it was to oust them from the land.
  • He thought his father might return and oust him. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • He would be quite unable to oust any well-known and representative independent candidate who chose to stand against him. Cited from An Englishman Looks at the World, by H. G. Wells
  • For many of these, the common goal was simply to oust the northern dominated government.
  • A year later, however, he was ousted from his position.
  • That is why I stood against him and ousted him.
  • "But, of course, he will try even there to oust you from the first place." Cited from The Crushed Flower and Other Stories, L. Andreyev
  • Following his initial ousting, fans took to his website to express how much they missed the character.
  • The left-wing government was ousted with a vote of no confidence.
  • His resignation followed reports that the national government was planning a move to oust him.
  • He thinks that they will join hands and oust the ministry just as soon as the conference is over. Cited from Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White Volume II
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How oust gets used

Meaning of oust

  • verb Remove from a position or office
    The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds
  • verb Remove and replace
    The word processor has ousted the typewriter