having been replaced or taken over by someone or something else:A few months later, in the midnight secrecy of a remote castle, the supplanted monarch met his untimely end.Having the latest gear is very, very cool, but buying the recently supplanted versions can save you a considerable amount of money.
Usually the supplanted . people or things that have been replaced: He took up with the peasantry's rebellion only to find that the supplanters were just as bad as the supplanted.
the simple past tense and past participle of supplant.
- un·sup·plant·ed, adjective
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How to use supplanted in a sentence
Luis García, who is not listed above, has the potential to supplant Kieboom or make the team as a reserve infielder.What’s missing from the Nationals’ roster? Here’s an early look. | Jesse Dougherty | November 6, 2020 | Washington Post
That I can talk about a person as a collection of atoms should not supplant the fact that I can also talk about that person as a moral being.The Physicist’s New Book of Life - Issue 92: Frontiers | Michael Brooks | October 21, 2020 | Nautilus
Starz, for example, launched a standalone streaming service in April 2016 and rolled out an international version in November 2019, but it won’t be until sometime next year that its streaming revenue is projected to supplant its linear revenue.TV networks face loss of affiliate revenue in shift to streaming | Tim Peterson | October 21, 2020 | Digiday
China had already done so without authorization, another sign that the once-strict rules of international trade are being supplanted by a free-for-all in which each country does what it wants.Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next. | by Lydia DePillis | October 13, 2020 | ProPublica
Bills has supplanted the utility and every other person and corporation in Virginia as the state’s top political donor.Inside the Utility Company Lobbying Blitz That Will Hike Electric Bills | by Patrick Wilson, Richmond Times-Dispatch | October 9, 2020 | ProPublica
We live in the world of Zero Dark Thirty; factual accuracy has supplanted fantasy technology.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research | Ridley Pearson | July 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But there was so much of myself that was kind of supplanted into that character.‘Boyhood’ Star Ellar Coltrane: An Astonishing Debut 12 Years in the Making | Kevin Fallon | July 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
After World War II, college football began to be supplanted in the imagination of New Yorkers by the professional game.New York City Is the Storied Football Capital of the USA | Ben Jacobs | January 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Defense hawks have been supplanted by debt hawks, and this policy shift is making itself heard.Deciphering the Sequester: It's All About the Spending | Justin Green | February 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
All too quickly, of course, they are supplanted by giants, wizards, magical buses, and flying brooms.‘The Casual Vacancy’ Review: J.K. Rowling Cuts Loose From Harry Potter | Malcolm Jones | September 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
The Indian apparently did not realize at this early date that his was an inferior race destined to be supplanted.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
It differs from the Manila fiber, which has now very largely supplanted it, by being much softer, though of less strength.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
It has about one-third of the strength of Portland cement, by which it is now almost entirely supplanted.
In Athens, rhetoric, mathematics, and natural history supplanted rhapsodies and speculations on God and Providence.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord