We live in the world of Zero Dark Thirty; factual accuracy has supplanted fantasy technology.
All too quickly, of course, they are supplanted by giants, wizards, magical buses, and flying brooms.
Defense hawks have been supplanted by debt hawks, and this policy shift is making itself heard.
But there was so much of myself that was kind of supplanted into that character.
After World War II, college football began to be supplanted in the imagination of New Yorkers by the professional game.
The arches look as if they had supplanted a sixth arch of the nave.
Blasphemy had supplanted the one and obscene books had taken the place of the other.
Not that Nature in any form or any measure had supplanted his thoughts of Jane.
Violet would no more allow me to be supplanted than Percy could be inconstant.'
The enchantments are supplanted by a Spirit proceeding from that Father, a Spirit of truth.
c.1300, "to trip up, overthrow, defeat, dispossess," from Old French supplanter "to trip up, overthrow," from Latin supplantare "trip up, overthrow," from sub "under" + planta "sole of the foot" (see plant (n.)). Meaning "replace one thing with another" first recorded 1670s. Interesting sense evolution parallel in Hebrew akabh "he beguiled," from akebh "heel."