verb (used with object), su·per·sed·ed, su·per·sed·ing.
Words nearby supersede
Origin of supersede
SYNONYMS FOR 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 superseding
Of course, the U.S. Constitution as written bans religious law from superseding our own laws by way of the Supremacy Clause.North Carolina, Your Anti-Sharia Law Takes the Cake|Dean Obeidallah|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This was followed by a third superseding indictment in which the number of counts was reduced to five.
In May of 2008, a superseding indictment was issued upping the number of counts to fifteen.
The others seemed to rely almost wholly upon Billy, and no one thought of superseding him in the leadership.The New Boys at Oakdale|Morgan Scott
At the conclusion of the vision came a divine injunction to hear him who now was superseding law and prophets.The Life of Jesus of Nazareth|Rush Rhees
“You have succeeded so well, that I should not think of superseding you,” answered his brother.Hendricks the Hunter|W.H.G. Kingston
The idea of their forming an original grant, with unlimited power, superseding every other grant, is abandoned.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
He shrank from surrender, less as affecting his person than as superseding his judgment.Idolatry|Julian Hawthorne