unseat


un·seat

verb \-ˈsēt\

: 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

transitive verb
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

  1. He unseated an incumbent senator.
  2. The horse bucked and unseated its rider.

First Known Use of UNSEAT

1596

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