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>

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