Definitions for supplantsəˈplænt, -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"

GCIDE

  1. Supplant(v. t.)

    To remove (a thing) and replace it with something else.

  2. Origin: [F. supplanter, L. supplantare to trip up one's heels, to throw down; sub under + planta the sole of the foot, also, a sucker, slip, sprout. Cf. Plant, n.]

Wiktionary

  1. supplant(Verb)

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

    Will online dictionaries ever supplant paper dictionaries?

  2. supplant(Verb)

    To uproot, to remove violently.

  3. Origin: From supplanter, from supplanto, from sub + planta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supplant(noun)

    to trip up

  2. Supplant(noun)

    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

  3. Supplant(noun)

    to overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a substitute in place of

  4. Origin: [F. supplanter, L. supplantare to trip up one's heels, to throw down; sub under + planta the sole of the foot, also, a sucker, slip, sprout. Cf. Plant, n.]


Translations for supplant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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