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English verb: supercede

1. supercede (social) take the place or move into the position of

SamplesSmith 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.

Synonymsreplace, supersede, supervene upon, supplant

Pattern of useSomebody ----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 groupput back, replace, replace

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