HyperDic: supplant

English > 1 sense of the word supplant:
VERBsocialsupplant, replace, supersede, supervene upontake the place or move into the position of
supplant > pronunciation
Soundssahplae'nt
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English > supplant: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningTake the place or move into the position of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"
Synonymsreplace, supersede, supervene upon
NarroweroustRemove and replace
preempt, displaceTake the place of or have precedence over
substitute, deputize, deputise, step inact as a substitute
usurpTake the place of
Broadersucceed, come after, followBe the successor (of)
Similar toreplaceSubstitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient / inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
replace, put backput something back where it belongs
Spanishreemplazar, substituir, suplantar, sustituir
Catalanreemplaçar, substituir
Nounssupplanterone who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another
supplantingact of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

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