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Synonyms for supplant
səˈplænt, -ˈplɑntsup·plant

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  1. supplantverb

    To take the place of; to replace, to supersede.

    Will online dictionaries ever supplant paper dictionaries?

    replace, supersede, take over, oust, dethrone

  2. supplantverb

    To uproot, to remove violently.

    wrench, uproot

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. supplant

    Abolish, to do away with, bring absolutely to an end, especially as something hostile, hindering, or harmful, was formerly used of persons and material objects, a usage now obsolete except in poetry or highly figurative speech. Abolish is now used of institutions, customs, and conditions, especially those wide-spread and long existing; as, to abolish slavery, ignorance, intemperance, poverty. A building that is burned to the ground is said to be destroyed by fire. Annihilate, as a philosophical term, signifies to put absolutely out of existence. As far as our knowledge goes, matter is never annihilated, but only changes its form. Some believe that the wicked will be annihilated. Abolish is not said of laws. There we use repeal, abrogate, nullify, etc.: repeal by the enacting body, nullify by revolutionary proceedings; a later statute abrogates, without formally repealing, any earlier law with which it conflicts. An appellate court may reverse or set aside the decision of an inferior court. Overthrow may be used in either a good or a bad sense; suppress is commonly in a good, subvert always in a bad sense; as, to subvert our liberties; to suppress a rebellion. The law prohibits what may never have existed; it abolishes an existing evil. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy. Compare CANCEL; DEMOLISH; EXTERMINATE.

    abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, annul, destroy, end, end, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, nullify, obliterate, overthrow, prohibit, remove, repeal, reverse, revoke, set aside, stamp out, subvert, suppress, terminate

    authorize, cherish, confirm, continue, enact, establish, institute, introduce, legalize, promote, reinstate, renew, repair, restore, revive, set up, support, sustain

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. supplant, replace, supersede, supervene upon, supercedeverb

    take the place or move into the position of

    "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"

    supervene upon, replace, supercede, exchange, put back, supersede, interchange, substitute

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  1. supplantverb

    undermine, overthrow

  2. supplantverb

    displace (by stratagem), replace, remove, supersede

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  1. supplantverb

    remove, displace, supersede

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  1. List of paraphrases for "supplant":

    impersonate, out-compete, replace, displace, supersede, override, outdo

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  1. Shawn Robbins:

    The voter base of the Academy is progressing from one generation to the next. New voices always supplant current and previous ones, we saw' Black Panther' receive a Best Picture nomination just three years ago, and it's a fair guess to say something like' The Dark Knight' would be nominated if it were released today, given the changing dynamics and tastes of voters.

  2. Jim Pasco:

    Police aren't there to supplant the traditional and appropriate role of teachers.

  3. Link Starbureiy:

    These are wargames: I plant my flag and supplant theirs.

  4. John Ratcliffe:

    I spent much of the last year saying China was our greatest national security threat by far, militarily, economically, technologically, that China – and China alone – is attempting to supplant the United States, but I, as you recall, received a lot of pushback on that because it wasn’t the political narrative the Left wanted.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    They are basically conducting an all-out assault to steal what we've already developed and use it as the baseline for their development so they can supplant us as the leader in the most important technologies of the 21st century.

Translations for supplant

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  • ersetzen, verdrängenGerman
  • derribar, destronar, derrocar, suplantarSpanish
  • korvataFinnish
  • déposer, dézinguer, renverser, éradiquer, détrôner, supplanterFrench
  • rovesciare, detronizzareItalian
  • suplantar, substituirPortuguese
  • выживать, вытеснять, искоренитьRussian
  • ersätta, avlösa, tränga undanSwedish
  • 取代Chinese

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