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Despite its claims and ambitions, it seems unlikely that Parler will supplant any of the major social media platforms.

From Vox

Lesley Suter, Eater travel editor Buying a $10 jar of salsa can admittedly make anyone feel foolish, but American Spoon’s dried chile salsa dances on the tongue with a robust amount of heat, supplanted by just a dash of sweet smoke.

From Eater

They see the platform—and the “Cornell mafia,” as one birder put it—as supplanting traditional methods of birding that many still prefer.

In the 1990s, researchers at business schools became fascinated with the question of why so many large, seemingly dominant companies were being supplanted by startups.

From Quartz

The fact that I can talk about a person and see them as a collection of atoms should not supplant the fact that I can also talk about that person as a participant in an economy, or a moral being, or a participant in a relationship.

Optimists see robotic and cyber warfare largely supplanting human conflict.

If selected, he would have to give up his seat in the House and any hope of supplanting John Boehner as speaker.

While earning millions, reality-TV stars are supplanting the role of movie stars in some ways.

Web sites are supplanting mosques, madrassas and cafes as the incubators of Islamist radicalism.

Not that Dodd, his closest friend in the Senate, is supplanting Kennedy.

It is scarcely necessary to state, of course, that no one dreams of supplanting the French language anywhere on French soil.

This, of course, is simply one of the abnormalities caused by the supplanting of love by money as a motive in marriage.

America will produce her own dyes and optical instruments, though I may not linger on the details of this supplanting.

He even, just at that moment, conceived the brilliant idea of supplanting Dick—running an opposition party, as it were.

Compound and double or Mallet locomotives are also supplanting those of simpler type for peculiarly heavy service.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supplanting, such as: deracination, move, movement, rearrangement, and shift.

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