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[soo-per-seed] /ˌsu pərˈsid/
verb (used with object), superceded, superceding.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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Contemporary Examples
  • Masteller thinks sports have their redeeming qualities, but is only bothered when they supercede God.

    God vs. The Saints Bryan Allain February 5, 2010
Historical Examples
  • Instruments are secondary in their use; they were invented originally, not to supercede, but to assist the voice.

  • "Science has instructed you how to supercede Nature," I said, finally.

    Mizora: A Prophecy Mary E. Bradley
  • John Locke's influence caused modern philosophy to supercede traditional scholasticism.

  • General Putnam might give orders, even accompany them with threats, and yet not be detached to supercede Prescott.

  • He was appointed near the end of 1777 a commissioner to France, to supercede Deane, whom Congress had concluded to recall.

    Hidden Treasures Harry A. Lewis
  • Harmony of interests must supercede the conflict of interests that dominate present-day society.

    Woman and Socialism August Bebel
Word Origin and History for supercede

see supersede. Related: Superceded; superceding.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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