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verb as in oust

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There’s no clear kingpin coming to dethrone Facebook and Instagram, although many marketers see promise in TikTok given the platform’s scale and massive audience.

From Digiday

In races past, Kipchoge has gradually whittled down the competition until it’s only him and one or two other brave souls clinging to dreams of dethroning the king.

He has strengthened his hold on the conservative mind at a moment when most of the right’s elected leaders have been dethroned.

From Time

Throughout the season, it so happened that the returning champions were particularly strong, with each one winning five consecutive episodes before being dethroned on the sixth.

Throughout the season, it so happens that the returning champions are particularly strong, with each one winning five consecutive episodes before being dethroned on the sixth.

That project, of course, failed to get much of an audience, or to dethrone Limbaugh.

With his visibility, Chaffetz had spent most of the year disparaging Hatch, building momentum to presumably dethrone him.

I expect the acrimony and sexualized slander to reach a new pitch next year in an attempt to dethrone Palin.

Three strong contenders each hoped to dethrone the Senate majority leader, the ultimate Washington insider.

Had he done so, and at that time attempted to dethrone the king, he would certainly have been overpowered and slain.

The King of Navarre is on our side because he expects with the support of the popular party to dethrone the Regent.

To overpower the nobility, dethrone the Regent and chase the foreigners from our soil—that is the provost's programme.

They are going to mob the palace, dethrone the King, seize the Dauphin, and make all the royal family prisoners.

This he made strenuous efforts to obtain, hoping to dethrone Louis Philippe and install himself in his place.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dethrone, such as: depose, degrade, dismiss, displace, unmake, and discrown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.