Definition of supercede

  1. disputed spelling variant of supersede

supercede vs. supersede

Supercede has occurred as a spelling variant of supersede since the 17th century, and it is common in current published writing. It continues, however, to be widely regarded as an error.

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up supercede? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).