oust


oust

verb

Definition of OUST

1
to drive or force out <she was ousted from her job after it was proven she'd been pilfering company supplies>
Synonyms banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), expel, extrude, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], turn out
2
to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne) <the people finally rose up and ousted the corrupt dictator>
Antonyms crown, enthrone, throne
3
to end the occupancy or possession of <the squatters were forcibly ousted from the abandoned building>

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up oust? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More