Part of speech: verb

To put out; expel.

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Usage examples "oust":

  1. In 1829 he became Minister of Charles X. and was responsible for the ordinances which oust his master his throne in 1830. Imprisoned, nominally for life, he was released in 1836, and after passing some time in England returned to France. - "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v7", Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne.
  2. We're going to oust these devils pretty soon, and they know it, and they're ugly." - "The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop", Hamlin Garland.
  3. Were it not for French influence the Prince of Orange would soon oust him from the head of affairs. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.