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Synonyms for supplant
səˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supplant, replace, supersede, supervene upon, supercede(verb)

    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"

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

Wiktionary

  1. supplant(verb)

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

    Will online dictionaries ever supplant paper dictionaries?

    Synonyms:
    replace, supersede, take over, oust, dethrone

  2. supplant(verb)

    To uproot, to remove violently.

    Synonyms:
    wrench, uproot

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

    Synonyms:
    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. supplant(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    undermine, overthrow

  2. supplant(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    displace (by stratagem), replace, remove, supersede

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. supplant(v)

    Synonyms:
    remove, displace, supersede

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use supplant in a sentence?

  1. Jim Pasco:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Charles Baudelaire:

    If photography is allowed to stand in for art in some of its functions it will soon supplant or corrupt it completely thanks to the natural support it will find in the stupidity of the multitude. It must return to its real task, which is to be the servant of the sciences and the arts, but the very humble servant, like printing and shorthand which have neither created nor supplanted literature.

  4. Robert Dowlut:

    History teaches us the unfortunate lesson that cultural values supplant constitutional rights whenever the cultural elite consider a right too burdensome to suit the needs of the moment. The outlandish pronouncement in Dred Scott 'that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit,' the shameful court-approved internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, and the separate but equal doctrine that officially existed until 1954 are all examples of the evils that result when cultural values are given more weight than constitutional rights.

  5. Jessica Levinson:

    It might be great to say, ‘My favorite tennis star is voting for her.’ But those endorsement don’t supplant a well-run campaign and a message to voters that says, ‘This is what I want to do to make your lives better,’.


Translations for supplant

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  • verdrängen, ersetzenGerman
  • derribar, derrocar, suplantar, destronarSpanish
  • korvataFinnish
  • supplanter, déposer, détrôner, éradiquer, renverser, dézinguerFrench
  • rovesciare, detronizzareItalian
  • suplantar, substituirPortuguese
  • вытеснять, выживать, искоренитьRussian
  • tränga undan, ersätta, avlösaSwedish
  • 取代Chinese

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