Definition of Ousting

1. Noun. The act of ejecting someone or forcing them out.

Exact synonyms: Ouster
Generic synonyms: Ejection, Exclusion, Expulsion, Riddance
Specialized synonyms: Deposition, Dethronement
Derivative terms: Oust



Definition of Ousting

1. Verb. (present participle of oust) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ousting

1. oust [v] - See also: oust

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ousting

ous
ouse
oused
ousel
ousels
ouses
ousia
ousing
oust
ousted
oustee
oustees
ouster
oustering
ousters
ousting (current term)
oustiti
oustitis
ousts
out(a)
out(p)
out-
out-Herod
out-Heroded
out-Heroding
out-Herods
out-and-out
out-and-out(a)
out-and-outer

Literary usage of Ousting

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1. On the Interpretation of Statutes by Peter Benson Maxwell, Alfred Bray Kempe (1896)
"CHAPTER V. SECTION I.—PRESUMPTIONS AGAINST ousting ESTABLISHED, AND CREATING NEW JURISDICTIONS. IT is, perhaps, on the general presumption against an ..."

2. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"the enforcement of the so-called "ousting Ordinance." This ordinance, which had been passed by the constitutional convention on March 17, provided that the ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by Edward Avery Harriman (1901)
"Contracts ousting the Jurisdiction of the Courts. ... ousting the jurisdiction of the courts is against public policy and void. Thus a contract providing ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1896)
"... left to the ment it affirmed. trial court but to enter a judgment forfeiting the respondent's charter and ousting It of Rehearing denied July 21, 1895. ..."

5. Cases on the Law of Contracts: Selected from Decisions of English and by Arthur Linton Corbin (1921)
"AGREEMENTS ousting THE COURTS OF JURISDICTION (Arbitration Agreements) NASHUA RIVER PAPER CO. v. HAMMERMILL PAPER CO. (Supreme Judicial Court of ..."

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