displace

[ dis-pleys ]SEE DEFINITION OF displace

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISPLACE

Gates endeavored to displace Washington, but ruined himself in the attempt.

There was an interval of slight awkwardness, which Susy endeavored to displace.

We floated like corks, we were so light, and so little water did we displace.

The yellow newspapers thrive and displace all the others because he likes them.

The nation did not send them to displace, but to support me.

He was sure that he, the stranger, had been a fool to imagine that he could ever displace Phil.

The Hornblower engine had been heralded as sure to displace the Watt.

"In the name of the people, I am sent to displace and to succeed you," was the answer.

The tonnage of man is estimated by the amount of whiskey he can displace in a day.

In this position they try to displace each other by shouldering.

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