Definition of unseat verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    unseat

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈsiːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈsiːt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unseat
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈsiːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈsiːt//
     
    he / she / it unseats
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈsiːts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈsiːts//
     
    past simple unseated
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈsiːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈsiːtɪd//
     
    past participle unseated
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈsiːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈsiːtɪd//
     
    -ing form unseating
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈsiːtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈsiːtɪŋ//
     
    Equine sports
     
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  1. 1unseat somebody to remove somebody from a position of power She is bidding to unseat the local Tory MP at the next election.
  2. 2unseat somebody to make somebody fall off a horse or bicycle The horse unseated its rider at the first fence. See related entries: Equine sports
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unseat