unseat

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un·seat

 (ŭn-sēt′)
tr.v. un·seat·ed, un·seat·ing, un·seats
1. To remove from a seat, especially from a saddle.
2. To dislodge from a location or position, especially to remove from office.

unseat

(ʌnˈsiːt)
vb (tr)
1. to throw or displace from a seat, saddle, etc
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to depose from office or position

un•seat

(ʌnˈsit)

v.t.
1. to dislodge from a seat, esp. to throw from a saddle.
2. to remove from political office by an elective process, by force, or by legal action.
[1590–1600]

unseat


Past participle: unseated
Gerund: unseating

Imperative
unseat
unseat
Present
I unseat
you unseat
he/she/it unseats
we unseat
you unseat
they unseat
Preterite
I unseated
you unseated
he/she/it unseated
we unseated
you unseated
they unseated
Present Continuous
I am unseating
you are unseating
he/she/it is unseating
we are unseating
you are unseating
they are unseating
Present Perfect
I have unseated
you have unseated
he/she/it has unseated
we have unseated
you have unseated
they have unseated
Past Continuous
I was unseating
you were unseating
he/she/it was unseating
we were unseating
you were unseating
they were unseating
Past Perfect
I had unseated
you had unseated
he/she/it had unseated
we had unseated
you had unseated
they had unseated
Future
I will unseat
you will unseat
he/she/it will unseat
we will unseat
you will unseat
they will unseat
Future Perfect
I will have unseated
you will have unseated
he/she/it will have unseated
we will have unseated
you will have unseated
they will have unseated
Future Continuous
I will be unseating
you will be unseating
he/she/it will be unseating
we will be unseating
you will be unseating
they will be unseating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unseating
you have been unseating
he/she/it has been unseating
we have been unseating
you have been unseating
they have been unseating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unseating
you will have been unseating
he/she/it will have been unseating
we will have been unseating
you will have been unseating
they will have been unseating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unseating
you had been unseating
he/she/it had been unseating
we had been unseating
you had been unseating
they had been unseating
Conditional
I would unseat
you would unseat
he/she/it would unseat
we would unseat
you would unseat
they would unseat
Past Conditional
I would have unseated
you would have unseated
he/she/it would have unseated
we would have unseated
you would have unseated
they would have unseated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unseat - remove from political office; "The Republicans are trying to unseat the liberal Democrat"
remove - remove from a position or an office
2.unseat - dislodge from one's seat, as from a horseunseat - dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

unseat

verb
1. depose, overthrow, oust, remove, dismiss, discharge, displace, dethrone It is not clear who was behind the attempt to unseat the President.
2. throw, unsaddle, unhorse She was unseated on her first ride.
Translations

unseat

[ˈʌnˈsiːt] VT
1. [+ rider] → derribar, desarzonar; [+ passenger etc] → echar de su asiento
2. (Parl) [+ MP] → hacer perder su escaño

unseat

vt riderabwerfen; person (from office) → seines Amtes entheben

unseat

[ʌnˈsiːt] vt (rider) → disarcionare (fig) (official) → spodestare; (Members of Parliament) → far perdere il seggio a
References in classic literature ?
If the thoats did not respond with sufficient celerity to the telepathic instructions of their riders they were dealt a terrific blow between the ears with the butt of a pistol, and if they showed fight this treatment was continued until the brutes either were subdued, or had unseated their riders.
It was so sudden that Lady Anne was nearly unseated, but she soon recovered herself.
In an instant it reared up upon its hind legs with a snort of rage, and pranced and tossed in a way that would have unseated any but a most skilful rider.
We were compelled to jump over upwards of eighteen hundred donkeys, and only one person in the party was unseated less than sixty times by the camels.
The mare made one wild plunge which would have unseated any ordinary person, but her rider never even moved in his saddle.
Perhaps his reason had been suddenly unseated by the unnatural captivity he carried with him, but in that wood he felt something unfathomably German--the fairy tale.
Follow my Lady Mary, and see that she comes to my father's castle in safety," and raising her riding whip she struck Mary's palfrey across the rump so that the animal nearly unseated his fair rider as he leaped frantically to one side and started madly up the road down which they had come.
His reason was unseated by the blind yearning of the flesh to exist and move, at all hazards to move, to continue to move, for movement was the expression of its existence.
Then, Mr Wegg, in a dry unflinching way, entered on his task; going straight across country at everything that came before him; taking all the hard words, biographical and geographical; getting rather shaken by Hadrian, Trajan, and the Antonines; stumbling at Polybius (pronounced Polly Beeious, and supposed by Mr Boffin to be a Roman virgin, and by Mrs Boffin to be responsible for that necessity of dropping it); heavily unseated by Titus Antoninus Pius; up again and galloping smoothly with Augustus; finally, getting over the ground well with Commodus: who, under the appellation of Commodious, was held by Mr Boffin to have been quite unworthy of his English origin, and 'not to have acted up to his name' in his government of the Roman people.
But the governor did prevail in one race: Abbott-backed Mayes Middleton unseated state Rep.
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Todd Stroger -- the former Cook County Board president who was easily unseated by Toni Preckwinkle amid furor over a county sales-tax increase -- told WFLD-Channel 32 on Monday morning that he plans to run against Preckwinkle in the 2018 county board president's race.