I verb banish, cast out, chase out, depose, deprive of office, dislodge, dismiss, displace, dispossess, divest of office, drive out, eject, expel, force out, purge, put out, remove, remove from office, repudiate, throw out, thrust out, turn out, unseat associated concepts: impeachment, removal from public office II index deport (banish), depose (remove), disinherit, dislocate, dislodge, dismiss (discharge), disown (refuse to acknowledge), displace (remove), dispossess, divest, eject (evict), eject (expel), eliminate (exclude), evict, exclude, expel, reject, relegate, remove (dismiss from office), supersede, supplant

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