Definitions for oustaʊst

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oust

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"

Wiktionary

  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 for oust »

  1. Otsu, otsu, Ōtsu, outs, Tsou

  2. Otsu

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Nader:

    Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I.

  2. Yuri Trutnev:

    It depends on Exxon, no one is taking any action to oust the company out of the project.

  3. Philip Mudd:

    Short term, they may win, the long-term solution for Iraq may not be a unified state if the only message they (Sunnis in Anbar province) get is either join ISIS, which will behead you, or support the government, which brings in rival Shia militias to oust the Sunnis. It's a very difficult political situation.


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