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
The growing focus on the poor sounds familiar to many who have seen similar policies implemented by the socialist leaders that the opposition has been struggling for years to unseat from power.
Democrats also made gains in the Virginia legislature, unseating more than a dozen Republicans and putting the control of the House in play.
Andrea Ramsey, a 56-year-old Democratic candidate from Kansas, announced the end of her campaign on social media, dropping out of the race to unseat Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan. in the state’s third congressional district.
Is Houston a legitimate threat to unseat Golden State in the West?
Prior to working at City Hall, Roberts worked for Dover Strategy Group and had previously worked on former Kansas House Rep. Paul Davis’ 2014 unsuccessful run to unseat Gov. Sam Brownback.
In some cases, like last week’s mayoral victory of Randall Woodfin in Birmingham, left-wing Democrats are unseating centrist, Chamber-of-Commerce-style Democrats.
Carlos Reyes, a lawyer and the son of Cuban immigrants, launched his campaign for the Republican nomination to unseat U.S. Rep. Debbie Wassserman Schultz, D-Weston, on Aug. 29, 2017.
That the opposition came so close to unseating a president in such a short period of time demonstrates the potency of the probe known as Operation Carwash, its Brazilian code name.
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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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