View definitions for displace
verb as in move, remove from normal place
verb as in remove from position of responsibility
When modern humans arrived on the scene in Eurasia, our numbers grew larger, we spread even further, and the Neanderthals and Denisovans ended up displaced and eventually extinct.
More than 50 people were displaced after a fire tore through an apartment building in Montgomery County.
That’s because road salts displace minerals in soil and groundwater, creating a condition known as physiological drought.
Meanwhile, the threat of being displaced by machines doesn’t improve worker efficiency.
Helena’s compassion saves Radius from the stamping mill, and he later leads the robot revolution that displaces the humans from power.
The tests in the study assumed that the ship would displace about 9690-tons; the Zumwalt is a 15,500-ton vessel.
But as machines continue to displace humans in a range of fields, they may exacerbate our structural problems with jobs growth.
And yet stories of individual acts of kindness and bravery are beginning to displace the horror.
The damaged Monson home of two college-aged sisters, rendered unlivable, would displace their family for a year.
As someone who rejects that view, play futurist for a second: What kind of technologies could displace the Internet?
There is much controversy as to whether stop-keys will eventually displace the older fashioned draw-knobs.
How well united you were in the choice of me I never was informed, and how soon attempts may be made to displace me I know not.
She had to displace her guitar from the sofa on which she had left it, to make room for her uncle to sit by her side.
Friendship between men is a beautiful thing, but of such delicate poise that only the touch of a finger is needed to displace it.
As the public expenses displace labour without increasing it, a second serious presumption presents itself against them.
On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to displace, such as: disturb, evict, expel, force out, lose, and uproot.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.