Origin of oust
OTHER WORDS FROM oustun·oust·ed, adjective
How to use oust in a sentence
Five weeks later, mired in a seven-game winless streak, United ousted longtime coach Ben Olsen.Chris Armas emerges as the front-runner for D.C. United coaching job|Steven Goff|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
O’Brien held the GM title with the Texans and the Falcons ousted their general manager, Thomas Dimitroff, along with Quinn.Tyreek Hill and Derrick Henry deliver monster performances in NFL Week 12|Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Two years earlier, the group gave significant financial support to former Council President Myrtle Cole’s re-election bid, who Montgomery Steppe eventually ousted.Council President Endorsement Votes Obscure Internal Tensions|Andrew Keatts|November 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s not hard to imagine this is the kind of thing that turns away the independent, suburban voters Cunningham needs to oust Tillis.A sexting scandal in the North Carolina Senate race was the last thing Democrats need|Amber Phillips|October 5, 2020|Washington Post
Jim Hackett was ousted as CEO shortly after, and a new round of buyouts was announced.
Cubans would flood the streets once again ousting the Castro brothers who have now been in power for 55 years.
There is relief at the ousting of Yanukovych but it is mixed with foreboding about what is to come.
But millions more sign-ups for health-care coverage and the ousting of Mitch McConnell?Obamacare, Impeachment, Iran, and More Political Predictions for 2014|Michael Tomasky|December 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he expressed sympathy for the army's position and refused to call the ousting of Morsi a coup.Egypt's Army and Muslim Brotherhood Are Negotiating, Says Islamist Leader|Jesse Rosenfeld|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he decided that the goal of ousting Morsi superseded any concerns about the army.
Probably it was with a view to ousting this rival that Leicester brought his stepson Essex into the queen's notice.
Do I understand that I am to press this claim with a view of ousting these parties?Gabriel Conroy|Bert Harte
Foreign competition is ousting you from your markets as the marten ousts the squirrel from her nest.The Life of a Celebrated Buccaneer|Richard Clynton
This margin was a weapon of conquest, a means of ousting the merchants of other nations from this market or that.The Planters of Colonial Virginia|Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Wyndham sat down to write the letter, the interest of the composition ousting for the time his irrational misgivings.An Engagement of Convenience|Louis Zangwill