present tense third-person singular of replace
as in supersedes
to take the place of the old street lights were replaced by more energy-efficient models

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as in restores
to bring, send, or put back to a former or proper place took the fragile vase down to look at it and then gently replaced it on the shelf

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“Replaces.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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