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Examples from the Web for superceded

Historical Examples of superceded

  • Once the study of forms was exhausted, this type of work was bound to be superceded.

    Chinese Painters

    Raphael Petrucci

  • In this country all this is superceded by Nature's own bountiful hand.

  • In the race of improvement all other inventions and instrumentalities may be superceded.

  • On the whole, the best work on the history of the Roman republic; it has superceded the earlier work of Goldsmith.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

  • Will the hum of trade and industry be hushed in her streets, and be superceded by the fluttering of bats and the hootings of owls?

    The History of Peru

    Henry S. Beebe

Word Origin and History for superceded



see supersede. Related: Superceded; superceding.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper