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
UNSEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unseat for English Language Learners
: to remove (someone or something) from a position of power or authority
: to cause (someone) to fall from a seat or saddle
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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