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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Take the place or move into the position of.

Usage examples (31)
  • We have made the idea supplant both impulse and tradition.
  • And you have to kind of supplant that as the joints get a little creekier.
  • McCain has said the League would not "supplant" the United Nations, though neoconservatives have suggested with approval that it could do just that.
  • Hemp is an underutilised plant that could 'supplant' many imported industrial products, and would be domestically generated, creating employment for UK natives. for more
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