oust (one) from

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oust (one) from

1. To depose one; to force one to leave a place or position of power or authority. In a startling coup, the military has ousted the prime minister from office. A group of board members has met in secret to plot how to oust the CEO from the company.
2. To forcibly remove one from some place. Often used in passive constructions. We were ousted from the bar after the bartender saw we had fake IDs. The security guard ousted the loitering teenagers from the mall.
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oust someone from something

to force someone to leave something or some place; to throw someone out of something or some place. They ousted the boys from the bar. The underage kids were ousted from the tavern quickly.
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References in classic literature ?
Instead of keeping close to me and trying to oust me from the slit, the curate had gone back into the scullery.
But," he added, smilingly, "I don't say that Bulstrode's new hospital is a bad thing; and as to his wanting to oust me from the old one--why, if he thinks me a mischievous fellow, he is only returning a compliment.