Simple Definition of unseat
: to remove (someone or something) from a position of power or authority
: to cause (someone) to fall from a seat or saddle
Full Definition of unseat
1 : to dislodge from one's seat especially on horseback
2 : to remove from a place or position; especially : to remove from political office
Examples of unseat in a sentence
He unseated an incumbent senator.
The horse bucked and unseated its rider.
First Known Use of unseat
Rhymes with unseat
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UNSEAT Defined for Kids
Definition of unseat for Students
1 : to remove from a position of authority <The mayor was unseated in the election.>
2 : to cause to fall from a seat or saddle
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