verb (used with object), su·per·ced·ed, su·per·ced·ing. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for supercede

Contemporary Examples of supercede

  • Masteller thinks sports have their redeeming qualities, but is only bothered when they supercede God.

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    God vs. The Saints

    Bryan Allain

    February 6, 2010

Historical Examples of supercede

  • "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

  • Instruments are secondary in their use; they were invented originally, not to supercede, but to assist the voice.

Word Origin and History for supercede

see supersede. Related: Superceded; superceding.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper