HyperDic: oust

English > 2 senses of the word oust:
VERBsocialoust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expelremove from a position or office
socialoustremove and replace
oust > pronunciation
RhymesFaust ... Proust: 4 rhymes with awst...
English > oust: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningRemove from a position or office.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
Synonymsthrow out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expel
Narrowerdepose, force outForce to leave (an office)
excommunicateoust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Spanishechar, expeler, expulsar
Nounsoustera person who ousts or supplants someone else
oustingthe act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
English > oust: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningRemove and replace.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The word processor has ousted the typewriter"
Broadersupplant, replace, supersede, supervene uponTake the place or move into the position of

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