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
Democratic representative Beto O’Rourke’s unmatched fundraising in his long-shot attempt to unseat Ted Cruz in Texas right now rates as another minor annoyance.
Why not stick to your attempts to unseat Rahm Emanuel?
Some fellow Democrats, including Gov. Wolf, immediately called on Leach to resign and abandon his attempt to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan in what was then the Seventh Congressional District.
Nehlen's comments reportedly led Breitbart to cut ties with him, despite the far-right website's positive coverage of his 2016 campaign to unseat Ryan.
Portman previously backed Treasurer Josh Mandel in his attempt to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, but Mandel dropped out of the race without warning, citing an undisclosed illness involving his wife.
Meanwhile, a 15-seed has unseated a 2-seed only eight times.
The merest tug or tension on their wire would unseat them.
Macomb County’s top officials are using an unusual legal strategy in trying to unseat the 65-year-old Spranger, elected on President Donald Trump’s coattails as the county’s first Republican clerk in more than half a century.
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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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