Examples of unseat in a Sentence
He unseated an incumbent senator.
The horse bucked and unseated its rider.
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Alvey is shooting to become the first KCK mayoral candidate to unseat an incumbent since Jack Reardon lost to Joe Steineger in 1987.
Four years ago, the Democratic candidate in the 13th district came within 500 votes of unseating Marshall.
Business confidence is at its lowest level since 1985 in the wake of efforts to diminish the central bank’s independence, eight failed opposition attempts to unseat Zuma and confusion over new mining rules.
Williams quickly made an impression with the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie from Oklahoma, unseating Mike Gillislee for his roster spot, and becoming the Dolphins third-down back as a rookie.
Erik Taylor, who had worked for Janowicz's campaign for less than five months, resigned Thursday, according to Janowicz, a Democrat who is running to unseat GOP Rep. Ed Royce in the 39th Congressional District.
Duggan and Young, who hopes to unseat the mayor in the Nov. 7 election and follow in his late father’s footsteps to lead the Motor City, are as different as can be.
Beyond that, there are handfuls of relevant players who are well regarded but noticeably absent, unseated by the sheer number of qualified candidates.
Consider the case of Rebecca Rhynhart, a political newcomer who decided to run for office after Trump won in November and unseated a 12-year incumbent in the Philadelphia city controller’s race.
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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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