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
Cain becomes the second candidate to end their campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in recent weeks.
One Texas victor, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg, reaped more than $583,000 from Soros in her race to unseat an establishment Republican.
Randy Bryce, an ironworker seeking to unseat Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
Scott, a Republican, is barred from a third term but is contemplating a campaign to unseat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.
The Southern California Republican, who is the wealthiest member of Congress, was nearly unseated in 2016 in when Democrat Douglas Applegate came within fewer than 2,000 votes of the incumbent.
The two streaming services pulled off a bit of a coup at Sunday night’s Golden Globes, unseating Netflix for streaming supremacy at the awards show by each winning two awards despite only being nominated three times apiece.
Since leaving the White House, Bannon has lent his support to candidates in an effort to unseat the GOP establishment, and especially those aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Coletta pulled off an election day upset unseating Judge Mary Kaye Bozza, who was seeking a fourth six-year term.
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First Known Use of unseat
Synonymsdefrock, deprive, dethrone, displace, oust, uncrown, unmake, depose, unthrone
Antonymscrown, enthrone, throne
Related Wordscan, cashier, discharge, dismiss, fire, muster out, remove, retire, sack; overthrow, subvert, supplant, topple, usurp; banish, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, drum (out), eject, expel, extrude, rout, run off, throw out
Near Antonymsbaptize, inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, instate, invest; appoint, designate, elect
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