Supplant

Definition of Supplant

Sup`plant´
v. t.1.To trip up.
[imp. & p. p. Supplanted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Supplanting.]
2.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.
Suspecting that the courtier had supplanted the friend.
- Bp. Fell.
3.To overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a substitute in place of.
You never will supplant the received ideas of God.
- Landor.

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