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Another word for replace

  1. To put (someone) in the possession of a prior position or office

  2. To substitute for or fill the place of

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Another word for replace

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  • Supplant suggests a displacing that involves force, fraud, or innovation the prince had been supplanted by an impostor
  • Supersede implies a replacing with something superior, more up-to-date, etc. the steamship superseded the sailing ship
  • Displace suggests the ousting or dislodgment of a person or thing by another that replaces it he had been displaced in her affections by another man
  • Replace implies a taking, or putting in, the place of someone or something that is now lost, gone, destroyed, worn out, etc. to replace defective tubes