Definition of supplant
supplantationplay \(ˌ)sə-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən\ noun
supplanterplay \sə-ˈplan-tər\ noun
Examples of supplant in a Sentence
old traditions that were fading away and being supplanted by modern ways
Recent Examples of supplant from the Web
His storytelling ability plays well with the boosters and LSU old-timers, but does anyone in Louisiana really think this is the coach who's going to supplant Saban as king of the SEC West.
The board also approved a second operating referendum to supplant anticipated tax losses in 2020 when property tax caps take full hold in Lake County.
That's all in the future, and there's plenty of competition to be the guy who supplants LeBron James.
In 2014, Stacy Lewis won this event and supplanted Inbee Park as world No. 1.
But unlike Marcos, Duterte no longer has the ability under martial law to suspend the Constitution, close Congress or supplant the civil courts, said Carl Baker, the director of programs at the think tank Pacific Forum CSIS in Hawaii.
Amazon’s growing ambitions in entertainment put media companies in the tough position of dealing with a partner that would in some ways like to supplant them.
An effort to supplant the offense with youth, speed and perhaps just something different led Sporting Kansas City to Lisbon, Portugal.
Microsoft's Surface Laptop is aimed at supplanting the MacBook Air as a college-student favorite.
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Synonym Discussion of supplant
SUPPLANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of supplant for English Language Learners
: to take the place of (someone or something that is old or no longer used or accepted)
SUPPLANT Defined for Kids
Definition of supplant for Students
: to take the place of another
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