verb (used with object)
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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
Example sentences from the Web for supplant
Despite its claims and ambitions, it seems unlikely that Parler will supplant any of the major social media platforms.Parler, the “free speech” social network, explained|Rebecca Heilweil|January 7, 2021|Vox
Lesley Suter, Eater travel editor Buying a $10 jar of salsa can admittedly make anyone feel foolish, but American Spoon’s dried chile salsa dances on the tongue with a robust amount of heat, supplanted by just a dash of sweet smoke.The Best Specialty Brand Salsas According to Eater Editors|Mario A. Cortez|December 18, 2020|Eater
They see the platform—and the “Cornell mafia,” as one birder put it—as supplanting traditional methods of birding that many still prefer.
In the 1990s, researchers at business schools became fascinated with the question of why so many large, seemingly dominant companies were being supplanted by startups.Why industries don’t get disrupted like they used to|Walter Frick|November 21, 2020|Quartz
The fact that I can talk about a person and see them as a collection of atoms should not supplant the fact that I can also talk about that person as a participant in an economy, or a moral being, or a participant in a relationship.The Physicist’s New Book of Life - Issue 92: Frontiers|Michael Brooks|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
Optimists see robotic and cyber warfare largely supplanting human conflict.
If selected, he would have to give up his seat in the House and any hope of supplanting John Boehner as speaker.Six Dark Horses Romney Could Pick for His Running Mate|Ben Jacobs|April 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
While earning millions, reality-TV stars are supplanting the role of movie stars in some ways.
Web sites are supplanting mosques, madrassas and cafes as the incubators of Islamist radicalism.
Not that Dodd, his closest friend in the Senate, is supplanting Kennedy.The Perilous Task of Passing Health Care Without Ted Kennedy|Adam Clymer|July 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST
It is scarcely necessary to state, of course, that no one dreams of supplanting the French language anywhere on French soil.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
This, of course, is simply one of the abnormalities caused by the supplanting of love by money as a motive in marriage.
America will produce her own dyes and optical instruments, though I may not linger on the details of this supplanting.
He even, just at that moment, conceived the brilliant idea of supplanting Dick—running an opposition party, as it were.Ester Ried Yet Speaking|Isabella Alden
Compound and double or Mallet locomotives are also supplanting those of simpler type for peculiarly heavy service.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley