verb (used with object)
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Origin of oust
OTHER WORDS FROM oustun·oust·ed, adjective
Words nearby oust
Example sentences from the Web for oust
For instance, the Jazz were ousted in five games by the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs, while the Celtics lost an ugly six-game affair against the New Jersey Nets.The Miami Heat Act Like They’ve Been Here Before. They (Mostly) Haven’t.|Andres Waters|September 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
His contacts in Kyiv included close associates of Ukraine’s corrupt former President Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in a revolution in 2014.
Viacom was actually worried about me being ousted and thought it was a dangerous move because I was the brand.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday ousted its top spokesperson, Emily Miller, after less than two weeks on the job, reports the New York Times.FDA removes top spokesperson after 11 days on the job|Marisa Fernandez|August 28, 2020|Axios
Following the passionate viewer enthusiasm for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign and election, Klein was ousted from CNN in 2010 amid low prime-time ratings and, in his opinion, post-election viewer fatigue during the financial crisis.‘There’s no antagonist’: News outlets mull the possible end of their editorial and business-side ‘Trump Bump’ bonanza|Steven Perlberg|August 10, 2020|Digiday
The broader goal was to oust Saddam in order to build a beautiful democracy in the Middle East and thereby transform the region.
In 1992 Dostum “defected” to the side of the mujahedin and joined in the battle to take Kabul and oust Najibullah.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just two weeks ago, Prayuth felt compelled to deny that senior figures in the country had pressured him to oust the government.
Grimes has said she will need to raise $26 million to $30 million to oust McConnell, a priority for Democratic donors nationwide.New Super PACs Brace for Mitch McConnell’s Brutal Campaign|Peter H. Stone|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mike Giglio talks to the 28-year-old leading the campaign to oust Morsi—and to critics of its embrace of the military.Mahmoud Badr Is the Young Face of the Anti-Morsi Movement|Mike Giglio|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many had tried to oust her from this enviable position but without success.Ptomaine Street|Carolyn Wells
From this moment it became very difficult for the captain to oust the adventurer.A Romance of the West Indies|Eugne Sue
Then Merry had suddenly appeared on the scene and seemed to oust the new man before the latter had a show to prove his capability.Frank Merriwell's Return to Yale|Burt L. Standish
It was attempting to oust from employment all other building trades in order to carry a trivial point for its own benefit.30,000 Locked Out.|James C. Beeks
Rules had been laid down restricting the artist to an extent that threatened to oust nature altogether from painting.Art in England|Dutton Cook