verb (used with object), su·per·sed·ed, su·per·sed·ing.
Words nearby supersede
Origin of supersede
OTHER WORDS FROM supersedesu·per·sed·a·ble, adjectivesu·per·sed·er, nounun·su·per·sed·ed, adjectiveun·su·per·sed·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for superseded
Lavrov said the G8 has been superseded by the G20, a bigger club.Obama’s Nuclear Summit Aimed to Stop Terrorists. Now Putin’s the Issue.|Christopher Dickey, Jamie Dettmer, Nadette De Visser|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he decided that the goal of ousting Morsi superseded any concerns about the army.
The last three were tossed: superseded by federal law, said the majority.Michael Tomasky on Antonin Scalia, the Lawless Supreme Court Justice|Michael Tomasky|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Robert Wood Johnson superseded his brothers and summarily replaced James as president.
Allegiance was well enough; but there was a higher allegiance suddenly discovered which superseded all earthly considerations.Short Studies on Great Subjects|James Anthony Froude
He was superseded in the government on the arrival of John Stewart, duke of Albany, who was made regent.
The Encyclopdia Britannica, which has superseded it, is published at the small price of twenty-eight shillings per volume.Prices of Books|Henry B. Wheatley
For this desire was superseded by that of promoting the welfare of my family.
The regular troops around the imperial palace were superseded by the new National Guards.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson