What does "Supplant" mean?


(n.) To overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a substitute in place of (n.) To remove or displace by stratagem; to displace and take the place of; to supersede; as, a rival supplants another in the favor of a mistress or a prince (n.) To trip up

Synonyms supersede, replace, supervene upon

Example: "The computer has supplanted the slide rule"

Word Family supplanted, supplanting, supplants