unhorse


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un·horse

 (ŭn-hôrs′)
tr.v. un·horsed, un·hors·ing, un·hors·es
1. To cause to fall from a horse.
2. To overthrow or dislodge; upset.

unhorse

(ʌnˈhɔːs)
vb (tr)
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (usually passive) to knock or throw from a horse
2. to overthrow or dislodge, as from a powerful position
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) rare to unharness horses from (a carriage, etc)

un•horse

(ʌnˈhɔrs)

v.t. -horsed, -hors•ing.
1. to cause to fall from a horse.
2. to dislodge, as from office; unseat.
[1350–1400]

unhorse


Past participle: unhorsed
Gerund: unhorsing

Imperative
unhorse
unhorse
Present
I unhorse
you unhorse
he/she/it unhorses
we unhorse
you unhorse
they unhorse
Preterite
I unhorsed
you unhorsed
he/she/it unhorsed
we unhorsed
you unhorsed
they unhorsed
Present Continuous
I am unhorsing
you are unhorsing
he/she/it is unhorsing
we are unhorsing
you are unhorsing
they are unhorsing
Present Perfect
I have unhorsed
you have unhorsed
he/she/it has unhorsed
we have unhorsed
you have unhorsed
they have unhorsed
Past Continuous
I was unhorsing
you were unhorsing
he/she/it was unhorsing
we were unhorsing
you were unhorsing
they were unhorsing
Past Perfect
I had unhorsed
you had unhorsed
he/she/it had unhorsed
we had unhorsed
you had unhorsed
they had unhorsed
Future
I will unhorse
you will unhorse
he/she/it will unhorse
we will unhorse
you will unhorse
they will unhorse
Future Perfect
I will have unhorsed
you will have unhorsed
he/she/it will have unhorsed
we will have unhorsed
you will have unhorsed
they will have unhorsed
Future Continuous
I will be unhorsing
you will be unhorsing
he/she/it will be unhorsing
we will be unhorsing
you will be unhorsing
they will be unhorsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unhorsing
you have been unhorsing
he/she/it has been unhorsing
we have been unhorsing
you have been unhorsing
they have been unhorsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unhorsing
you will have been unhorsing
he/she/it will have been unhorsing
we will have been unhorsing
you will have been unhorsing
they will have been unhorsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unhorsing
you had been unhorsing
he/she/it had been unhorsing
we had been unhorsing
you had been unhorsing
they had been unhorsing
Conditional
I would unhorse
you would unhorse
he/she/it would unhorse
we would unhorse
you would unhorse
they would unhorse
Past Conditional
I would have unhorsed
you would have unhorsed
he/she/it would have unhorsed
we would have unhorsed
you would have unhorsed
they would have unhorsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unhorse - alight from (a horse)unhorse - alight from (a horse)    
horseback riding, riding - travel by being carried on horseback
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"

unhorse

verb
To bring about the downfall of:
Translations

unhorse

[ˈʌnˈhɔːs] VTdesarzonar

unhorse

vt riderabwerfen
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