verb (used with object), su·per·sed·ed, su·per·sed·ing.
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Origin of supersede
synonym study 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
Example sentences from the Web for supersede
Students are having to prioritize supporting their family — going to college is another way to do that, but the immediate need has superseded the longer term goal.A steady stream of Latino students was arriving on college campuses. Then the pandemic hit.|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Hannah Natanson, John D. Harden|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
That such groups fail to supersede bonds to the societies themselves is demonstrated by the most binding association of societies in the anthropological record.
A failure of alliances to supersede people’s affiliation to their society holds true universally.
You can listen to them but you don’t have to hear them because there are days when making yourself happy supersedes any outside opinion, when you need to pay closer attention to you.Tom of Finland bio reveals dangers of creating erotic art|Terri Schlichenmeyer|December 14, 2020|Washington Blade
The order, which supersedes one from June, prohibits public and private gatherings of people from more than one household and states that all businesses in the city that require people to work on location must stop operations.Los Angeles’s new COVID lockdown bans most walking, driving and use of public transport|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 3, 2020|Fortune
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
Later that year there was another superseding indictment, this time with ten charges.
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.
"Perhaps you'll find it superseding these too many things, Mr. Soldier Boy," was Mrs. Hal's mental comment.Warrior Gap|Charles King
In too entirely superseding the buyer's eye, and substituting the judge's, we remove a very vigilant check on fraud.
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
Bahais' claims, if admitted, would lead to the superseding of Christianity.Bahaism and Its Claims|Samuel Graham Wilson
In sensibility this new centre declares itself supreme, superseding the passive indifference of extension.