ousting

All Verb Noun
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  • He believed that India could only become independent by ousting the British by force.
  • Once he was in charge, they never succeeded in ousting him. Cited from South American Fights and Fighters, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Following his initial ousting, fans took to his website to express how much they missed the character.
  • He would succeed in ousting Smith, and be re-elected mayor for two more terms.
  • 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
  • I ask you to drink the health of one of the youngsters who are ousting us. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • He always took possession of the same table in the same corner of the room, from which nobody ever now thought of ousting him. Cited from History of Pendennis, by William M. Thackeray
  • The move resulted in ousting from the party and his editorial post.
  • Mary tried half a dozen methods of ousting him. Cited from Night and Day, by Virginia Woolf
  • Hentunen did not accept his ousting and he went on the attack.
  • But the King got there first and intrenched himself so strongly that there was no ousting him. Cited from Hero Tales of the Far North, by Jacob A. Riis
  • All that the Church did (so far as that goes) was to prevent either of these good things from ousting the other. Cited from Orthodoxy, by G. K. Chesterton
  • Although unsuccessful in her first attempt, Harris performed better than what was expected, coming very close to ousting Flowers.
  • Ousting one's prey is worth one victory point, and being the last person left at the table is worth an additional victory point.
  • To set up as one's main object, ousting everything else, marriage, union with the being you love, is a great mistake. Cited from Reminiscences of Tolstoy, by Ilya Tolstoy
  • The Mills bomb was rapidly ousting all other kinds, and shortly became almost the only one in normal use. Cited from The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919, by W.C.C. Weetman
  • The agreement never came into effect due to Hobeika's ousting.
  • This is really high value, and the winds help for this with ousting the clouds from the sky.
  • Once in, no effort of the untamed beast could succeed in ousting him from his seat. Cited from Parkhurst Boys, by Talbot Baines Reed
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Root form of ousting is oust for the verb.

Meaning of ousting

  • 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