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It’s only been in the past 10 years that newer narratives — Gabby Douglas’s historic all-around gold at the 2012 London Games and Biles’s record-breaking run — have started to supplant the Cold War stories of the sport.

Even before tech firms are ready to ship the devices that will supplant the smartphone, they've begun breaking the phone into pieces.

From Axios

When he became prime minister in 2018, he had largely supplanted Tigray’s main political party, the TPLF, as the country’s center of power.

From Vox

They will likely supplant the now mostly-defunct HYDRA as the villainous presence in the future Captain America stories.

From Time

Assuming materials have been published with sufficient degrees of technical SEO, such a campaign could see success within just around six weeks, although it may be more typical to see negative items supplanted from page one after some months.

And, of course, it recommends keeping screen time limited, so as not to supplant other, real-world play and exploration.

Achmon is a harbinger of the business entrepreneurs who became the other new elite to supplant the old kibbutz hegemony.

The internet didn't just smash industries and supplant human jobs with our new server overlords.

State resources should maximize, and not supplant or suppress, their efforts.

Free votes can supplant villains with worse villains, corruption, and brutality with tyranny and enslavement of women.

Don't think for an instant that any ambition on my part, Georgie, makes me wish to see Lucius supplant your children.

The leaders mutually despise and detest one another, and universally endeavour to deceive and supplant each other.

Elder Brewster especially entreated for him, though this strange pulpit aspirant had hoped to supplant him.

She rapidly acquired sufficient influence to supplant her benefactress.

Of his own prowess, his power to supplant all rivals, he had no doubt.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supplant, such as: overthrow, succeed, supersede, undermine, unseat, and usurp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.