oust

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  • He would succeed in ousting Smith, and be re-elected mayor for two more terms.
  • The area first came under the control of the Spanish, who were then ousted by the Dutch.
  • The goal was to oust government officials and force new elections.
  • In accordance with practice at the time, they also took the last name Oust.
  • Nor did my new acquaintances oust him from my strong regard and admiration. Cited from Cousin Phillis, Elizabeth C. Gaskell
  • Indeed, it could only be a question of time when one would oust the other and then absorb my road. Cited from Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3, Collected by Francis J. Reynolds
  • This time they were determined to oust him at all costs. Cited from Germany, The Next Republic?, by Carl W. Ackerman
  • Many students thought his remarks were offensive and he was ousted by a vote in under one week.
  • They seek, though perhaps automatically only, to oust your own thoughts and establish themselves in their place. Cited from Three John Silence Stories, by Algernon Blackwood
  • When did he ever go down to low-water mark, to make an ousting of tide-waiters? Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • There would doubtless have been more if there had been any prospect of ousting me. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918, by Various
  • Many had tried to oust her from this enviable position but without success. Cited from Ptomaine Street, by Carolyn Wells
  • However, they were soon ousted by the state forces.
  • Shortly after his death, the animals rise in revolt and oust the humans from power.
  • The obsession of the male heart by one woman ousts from it all other women. Cited from Hints for Lovers, by Arnold Haultain
  • Richard II of England stayed there before being ousted from power.
  • I have power; I can oust him from house and home whenever I please. Cited from Early Plays, by Henrik Ibsen (Tr.: Orbeck)
  • Local city authorities have so far been unable to oust the non-code-compliant resident.
  • West Germany was already ousted in the group stage.
  • This may result in a change in people's vote which may oust a government to a new party for a better economic management.
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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