Definitions for supplanter

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sup•plantsəˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt(v.t.)

  1. to take the place of (another), as through force, scheming, or strategy.

  2. to replace (one thing) by something else.

Origin of supplant:

1250–1300; ME < L supplantāre to trip up, overthrow. See sup -, plant


Princeton's WordNet

  1. usurper, supplanter(noun)

    one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another


  1. supplanter(Noun)

    Someone or something that supplants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supplanter(noun)

    one who supplants


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