What does oust mean?

Definitions for oustaʊst

Here are all the 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"


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oust

    owst, v.t. to eject or expel.—n. Oust′er (law), ejection: dispossession. [O. Fr. oster (Fr. ôter), to remove; acc. to Diez, from L. haurīre, haustum, to draw (water).]

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Anagrams for oust »

  1. Otsu, otsu, Ōtsu, outs, Tsou

  2. Otsu


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oust in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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