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English verb: oust

1. oust (social) remove from a position or office


SamplesThe chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds.


Synonymsboot out, drum out, expel, kick out, throw out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove


Narrower (hyponym)depose, excommunicate, force out

2. oust (social) remove and replace


SamplesThe word processor has ousted the typewriter.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)replace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant









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