ousts

All Verb Noun
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  • The obsession of the male heart by one woman ousts from it all other women. Cited from Hints for Lovers, by Arnold Haultain
  • Every season bears its own crop of books, and every fresh season ousts the foregoing. Cited from Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2
  • Or where a higher religion ousts the older one, the ritual is still retained among the folk, though its meaning may be forgotten. Cited from The Religion of the Ancient Celts, by J. A. MacCulloch
  • Makunga immediately takes the position and ousts Alex and his family.
  • One girl develops a secondary personality in order to cope with her new state of consciousness, which gradually ousts her original personality.
  • If Oglethorpe could discover him, he ousts his enemy from the estate and honors, and substitutes the person whom he has discovered and educated. Cited from Doctor Grimshawe's Secret,Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Goga challenges the Mahaprabhu; he is able to dethrone him, ousts him from his temple, and takes over.
  • Finally, Abel manages to obtain enough shares of the bank and ousts Kane from power.
  • If, in her absence, one greatly daring thinks of visiting the building, the owner soon appears upon the scene and ousts her with the most discouraging animosity. Cited from The Mason-Bees, by J. Henri Fabre
  • A scientist working with "dimensional quadrature" is flung forward in time, to a period where his consciousness ousts that of another man.
  • Finally one day Chhavi comes to know about the relationship between Jeet and Anamika and she ousts Anamika.
  • Upon exposure, the politician ousts the child from the house to evade arrests and investigations.
  • When a male from outside the group ousts the previous alpha male, he normally kills any infants so that the mothers come into estrus quickly and are able to mate with him.
  • In politics, as in coinage, it is the debased metal that ousts the gold from circulation. Cited from The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference, by Emile Joseph Dillon
  • She eventually ousts the Hilltop's leader, Gregory, and takes over the position, supporting Rick in his war against the Saviors.
  • He ousts Phyllis's Uncle Al, who fails to pass Dwight's questioning due to dementia.
  • So that filthy Priapus ousts to please you My Veranius even and Fabullus? Cited from The Poems and Fragments of Catullus, by Catullus
  • The settler ousts no one from the land; if he did not chop down the trees, hew out the logs for a building, and clear the ground for tillage, no one else would do so. Cited from The Winning of the West, Volume One, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • It was led by Ren Woxing until Dongfang Bubai ousts the former from power in a scheme.
  • A blend of prince and cowherd, Krishna ousts from poetry the courtly lovers who previously had seemed the acme of romance. Cited from The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry, by W. G. Archer
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Root form of ousts is oust for the verb.

Meaning of ousts

  • 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