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OUST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does oust mean? 

OUST (verb)
  The verb OUST has 2 senses:

1. remove from a position or office
2. remove and replace

  Familiarity information: OUST used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OUST (verb)


Sense 1oust [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remove from a position or office

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

boot out; drum out; oust; kick out; expel; throw out

Context example:

The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

Hypernyms (to "oust" is one way to...):

remove (remove from a position or an office)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "oust"):

excommunicate (oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree)

depose; force out (force to leave (an office))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2oust [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remove and replace

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context example:

The word processor has ousted the typewriter

Hypernyms (to "oust" is one way to...):

replace; supercede; supersede; supervene upon; supplant (take the place or move into the position of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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