oust-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: force to leave a position of power, job, place or competition

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] OUST NP2[patient]

The president was ousted in a military coup in January 1987.
Police are trying to oust drug dealers from the city centre.
The champions were defeated by Arsenal and ousted from the League Cup.
The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds.

VerbNet: fire-10.10,remove-10.1
FrameNet: Change_of_leadership
PropBank: oust.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: remove and replace, take the place of

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[theme] OUST NP2[patient]

It would seem that the computer has ousted some actual students.
The word processor has ousted the typewriter.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Removing
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2