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Definition of OUST

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Oust \Oust\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ousted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ousting}.] [OF. oster, F. [^o]ter, prob. fr. L. obstare to oppose, hence, to forbid, take away. See {Obstacle}, and cf. {Ouster}.]
     1. To take away; to remove.
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              Multiplication of actions upon the case were rare, formerly, and thereby wager of law ousted. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

     2. To eject; to expel; to turn out. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

              From mine own earldom foully ousted me. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Oust \Oust\, n.
     See {Oast}.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

77 Moby Thesaurus words for "oust":
     bereave, boot out, bounce, break, bust, cashier, cast, cast out, chuck out, deconsecrate, defenestrate, defrock, deport, depose, dethrone, detrude, disbar, discard, discharge, discrown, disenthrone, disinherit, dislodge, dismiss, displace, dispossess, divest, drum out, eject, evict, exclude, excommunicate, expel, extrude, give the gate, give the hook, heave out, jettison, junk, kick downstairs, kick out, kick upstairs, lag, liquidate, lose, obtrude, ostracize, overthrow, pension, pension off, purge, put out, read out of, reject, relegate, remove, remove from office, retire, rob, strip of office, strip of rank, superannuate, suspend, throw away, throw out, throw overboard, thrust out, toss out, transport, turn out, unchurch, unfrock, unhouse, unkennel, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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