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Verb: oust  awst
  1. Remove from a position or office
    "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds";
    - throw out, drum out, boot out [informal], kick out [informal], expel, turf out [Brit, informal]
  2. Remove and replace
    "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"

Derived forms: ousted, ousts, ousting

See also: boot

Type of: remove, replace, supercede [non-standard], supersede, supervene upon, supplant

Encyclopedia: Oust, Sara