HyperDic: supervene_upon

English > 1 sense of the expression supervene upon:
VERBsocialsupervene upon, supplant, replace, supersedetake the place or move into the position of
English > supervene upon: 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
Synonymssupplant, replace, supersede
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

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