English verb: supervene upon
|1.||supervene upon (social) take the place or move into the position of|
|Samples||Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left.|
The computer has supplanted the slide rule.
Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school.
|Synonyms||replace, supercede, supersede, supplant|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||come after, follow, succeed|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deputise, deputize, displace, oust, preempt, step in, substitute, usurp|
|Verb group||put back, replace, replace|