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.
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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)
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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]
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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
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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"
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unhorse

verb
To bring about the downfall of:
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Translations

unhorse

[ˈʌnˈhɔːs] VTdesarzonar
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unhorse

vt riderabwerfen
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References in classic literature ?
But if, in the face of all this, you still declare that whaling has no aesthetically noble associations connected with it, then am I ready to shiver fifty lances with you there, and unhorse you with a split helmet every time.
The knight unhorses Calogrenant and then rides off leaving him defeated and ashamed.
Sexy, independent, and apparently untouched by the 1950s cult of domesticity, she handles a horse better than her husband and literally "unhorses" him in the informal riding contest they conduct just before he tests the X-1.