- displaced homemaker,
- displaced person,
- displacement activity,
- displacement current
Origin of displaced
verb (used with object), dis·placed, dis·plac·ing.
Origin of displace
Examples from the Web for displaced
The aid—mainly food and medical equipment—is meant for Syrians displaced from their hometowns, and for hungry civilians.
Now that he and his family are displaced and the risks have escalated he wants to leave.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Displaced girls, especially, face the triple jeopardy of war, domestic violence and attacks from neighboring men.
Reality shows are as tightly storylined and produced as drama, the genre they displaced.‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale|Tim Teeman|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When you look at Iraq, some people say 200,000 civilians have died there and millions have been displaced.Mark Ruffalo Blasts Iraq’s GOP Warmongers, Talks ‘Begin Again’ and ‘Avengers’|Marlow Stern|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He deposited the corpse in the hole, throwing back the sand which he had displaced, and thus completed his Christian task.Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf|George W. M. Reynolds
To his amazement, the displaced leaves revealed a box covered with morocco leather.The Woman's Way|Charles Garvice
An abdominal or pelvic tumor may be pushed out of the way of the compressed bowel, a cyst punctured, a displaced womb replaced.
The flexor and extensor tendons and the sesamoid bones are displaced laterally.
The king's son Adad-nirari was involved in it, but it is not certain whether or not he displaced his father for a time.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie
1550s, from Middle French desplacer (15c.), from des- (see dis-) + placer "to place." Related: Displaced; displacing. Displaced person "refugee" is from 1944.