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supplant

EN[səˈplɑːnt] [-ɑːnt] [səˈplænt] [-ænt]

    Definition of supplant in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGsupplantsPRsupplantingPT, PPsupplantedSUF-ant
    1. VT To take the place of; to replace, to supersede.
      1. Will online dictionaries ever supplant paper dictionaries?
    2. VT OBS To uproot, to remove violently.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • While the supplanted transformationalism was not specifically Neo-Confucian, a central prop of the newly elevated emperorship affirmed a Han-dynasty contention that Zhu Xi had opposed.
        • Will online dictionaries ever supplant paper dictionaries?
    • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
      1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 10001-20000
      2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Transitive verbs

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en suppliant
      2. fr suppliant
      3. en supplyant
      4. en supplants
      5. fr supplanté
      Related Links:
      1. fr supplante
      2. fr supplanta
      3. fr supplanté
      4. en supplants
      5. fr supplantée
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Grammatically, this word "supplant" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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