[ UK /ʌnsˈiːt/ ]
[ US /ənˈsit/ ]
  1. dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse
  2. remove from political office
    The Republicans are trying to unseat the liberal Democrat
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How To Use unseat In A Sentence

  • Now let's hope that the Lib Dems in Oldham East can pull their fingers out and finally unseat Mr Woolas next time because in my opinion, if there is any new Labour MP who deserves to lose his seat, it's Mr Woolas. Phil Woolas - New Labour Toady gets does of his own medicine
  • Other freshman classes have exerted a much more profound immediate influence, though in fairness some of the guys this year were shackled by the presence of more experienced players ahead of them who would have been difficult to unseat from the lineup. Top newcomer? John Wall runs away from a talented field
  • Jockey Shane Sellers, who suffered a cracked tailbone when he was unseated in a paddock accident last week at Churchill Downs, plans to return to riding within two weeks.
  • The representativecanget energizedby leveragingpopular sentiment against the warand a realneed for change by opening the debate to unseatthe veryunpopularVP. Getting Reps to Vote "No" to Tabling the Resolution on Impeachment
  • It is still not clear who was behind Sunday's attempt to unseat the President.
  • Mr Blocher was elected yesterday with 121 votes, unseating Ruth Metzler, the incumbent Christian People's party justice minister, who got 116.
  • These terms install management in such a way that it becomes almost impossible to unseat them. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur
  • The seven-year-old took full advantage of evens favourite Jair du Cochet unseating his rider at the fourth from home to win by a distance.
  • The horse unseated its rider at the first fence.
  • Britain's Conservative Party faces its fourth leadership contest in 13 years, after Iain Duncan Smith was unseated on October 29 in a confidence vote of Tory MPs.
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