Oust definition

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To force or drive out; expel, dispossess, eject, etc.
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To eject from a position or place; force out.
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(law) To effect an ouster of (a party) from a property.
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To expel; to remove.

The protesters became so noisy that they were finally ousted from the meeting.

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Oust is defined as to get rid of something or someone.

An example of oust is to kick a tyrant out of power.

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Origin of oust

  • Middle English ousten from Anglo-Norman ouster from Latin obstāre to hinder obstacle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman ouster, oustier, from Old French oster (> modern ôter), from post-classical Latin obstare (“to remove"), classical obstāre (“to obstruct, stand in the way of").

    From Wiktionary