verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of supplant
synonym study for supplant
OTHER WORDS FROM supplantsup·plan·ta·tion [suhp-luhn-tey-shuhn], /ˌsʌp lənˈteɪ ʃən/, nounsup·plant·er, nounun·sup·plant·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for supplant
Assuming materials have been published with sufficient degrees of technical SEO, such a campaign could see success within just around six weeks, although it may be more typical to see negative items supplanted from page one after some months.Reputation attack sites have plummeted in Google, but can still harm|Chris Silver Smith|April 2, 2021|Search Engine Land
“However, collaboration does not supplant the singular responsibility and authority of the Board to make decisions,” it said.Teachers in Montgomery County vote ‘no confidence’ in reopening plan|Donna St. George|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Bills, the wealthy investor, fueled the effort by offering campaign money to any candidate who vowed not to take contributions from utilities like Dominion, and he supplanted the utility as the state’s top political donor.“The People We Serve Are Paying Too Much for Energy:” Virginia Lawmakers Are Targeting Dominion Energy|by Patrick Wilson and Mel Leonor, Richmond Times-Dispatch|January 29, 2021|ProPublica
And, of course, it recommends keeping screen time limited, so as not to supplant other, real-world play and exploration.Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time|Russell Saunders|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Achmon is a harbinger of the business entrepreneurs who became the other new elite to supplant the old kibbutz hegemony.Halevi's 'Like Dreamers' Is the Big Book On Israel We've Been Waiting For|Don Futterman|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The internet didn't just smash industries and supplant human jobs with our new server overlords.Dave Eggers, Arcade Fire and Other Hipsters Shun the Internet|James Poulos|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
State resources should maximize, and not supplant or suppress, their efforts.
Free votes can supplant villains with worse villains, corruption, and brutality with tyranny and enslavement of women.Leslie H. Gelb on Egypt, Syria: Take a Deep Breath, America|Leslie H. Gelb|June 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Don't think for an instant that any ambition on my part, Georgie, makes me wish to see Lucius supplant your children.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The leaders mutually despise and detest one another, and universally endeavour to deceive and supplant each other.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
Elder Brewster especially entreated for him, though this strange pulpit aspirant had hoped to supplant him.William Bradford of Plymouth|Albert Hale Plumb
She rapidly acquired sufficient influence to supplant her benefactress.
Of his own prowess, his power to supplant all rivals, he had no doubt.The Watchers of the Trails|Charles G. D. Roberts