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English verb: supplant

1. supplant (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, supercede, supersede, supervene upon


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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