Definitions for supplantsəˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word supplant
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to take the place of (another), as through force, scheming, or strategy.
to replace (one thing) by something else.
Origin of supplant:
1250–1300; ME < L supplantāre to trip up, overthrow. See sup -, plant
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"
To take the place of; to replace, to supersede.
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To uproot, to remove violently.
Origin: From supplanter, from supplanto, from sub + planta.
to trip up
to remove or displace by stratagem; to displace and take the place of; to supersede; as, a rival supplants another in the favor of a mistress or a prince
to overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a substitute in place of
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