Examples of unseat in a Sentence
He unseated an incumbent senator.
The horse bucked and unseated its rider.
Recent Examples of unseat from the Web
Warren punched back at Trump on twitter shortly after the conclusion of a raucous and wide-ranging more than hour long speech primarily intended to boost Republican Matt Rosendale's hopes of unseating Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.
Hof, who won the Republican primary last month for a state Assembly seat by unseating a three-term incumbent, said the people trying to eliminate brothels underestimated Nevada’s libertarian, live-and-let-live identity.
For the last three years, Ariza was a key role player for the Rockets, who won a league-high 65 regular-season games last season and came close to unseating the Warriors in the postseason.
One can argue that the key to unseating a healthy Celtics team as the top contender in the Eastern Conference will lie on the defensive end of the court.
Democrat Elaine Luria's primary win gives her a shot at unseating GOP Rep. Scott Taylor in a VA-2 general election battle between two Navy veterans.
Most of the focus in Maine's primaries was on the gubernatorial race, but three Democrats were vying Tuesday for a shot at unseating Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the 2nd Congressional District.
For Democrats to have a prayer of taking back a congressional chamber or two this fall or unseating the president in 2020, party leaders will have to face an uncomfortable truth.
Brian Herr, the Hopkinton selectman who agreed to step up to serve as the state GOP’s longshot candidate to unseat US Senator Edward J. Markey in 2014, took himself off the GOP rolls this week and reregistered as an independent.
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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
- The mayor was unseated in the election.
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