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displace, oust, overthrow, remove, replace, supersede, take over, take the place of, undermine, unseat  
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  ( supplants    3rd person present)   ( supplanting    present participle)   ( supplanted    past tense & past participle  ) If a person or thing is supplanted, another person or thing takes their place.  
FORMAL      verb   (=usurp)  
He may be supplanted by a younger man...      be V-ed  
By the 1930s the wristwatch had almost completely supplanted the pocket watch.      V n  

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