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displaces

verb
present tense third-person singular of displace

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1 to change the place or position of
  • the slight tremor displaced the dishes on the shelves, but didn't do any real damage

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2 to force to leave a country
  • World War II displaced people all over Europe

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3 to take the place of
  • inefficient methods displaced by newer ones

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4 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • the CEO was summarily displaced after the hostile takeover

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“Displaces.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dis-places. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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