Definitions for oustaʊst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to expel or remove from a place or position occupied.

Origin of oust:

1375–1425; late ME < AF ouster to remove, OF oster < L obstāre to stand in the way, oppose

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expel(verb)

    remove from a position or office

    "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"

  2. oust(verb)

    remove and replace

    "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"


  1. oust(Verb)

    To expel; to remove.

    The protesters became so noisy that they were finally ousted from the meeting.

  2. Origin: From ouster, oustier, from oster ( > modern ôter), from post-classical obstare, classical obstare.

Anagrams of oust

  1. Otsu, otsu, Ōtsu, outs, Tsou

  2. Otsu

Translations for oust

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to force out (and take the place of)

They ousted him as leader of the party.

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