Web sites are supplanting mosques, madrassas and cafes as the incubators of Islamist radicalism.
If selected, he would have to give up his seat in the House and any hope of supplanting John Boehner as speaker.
Not that Dodd, his closest friend in the Senate, is supplanting Kennedy.
While earning millions, reality-TV stars are supplanting the role of movie stars in some ways.
All progress is initiated by challenging current concepts, and executed by supplanting existing institutions.
If you can help him to the seniorship instead of supplanting him, be a brave boy, and do it.
Thus we live in a period of which a characteristic is the supplanting of human and animal labor by machines.
It is the modern, not supplanting or effacing, but standing by the old.
When talking then of supplanting Sir Nicholas at the Towers, you spoke of your project as a 'splendid scheme.'
This was a new era in the history of the supplanting, planning Jacob.
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."