Definition of supplant:
nullify, eradicate, destroy, study at replace, end, put back, annul, prohibit, set aside, subvert, revoke, usurp, obliterate, supersede, overthrow, relieve, annihilate, abrogate, exterminate, suppress, terminate, extirpate, stamp out, replace, remove, supervene upon, give way, make way (for), renew, displant, repeal, succeed, supercede, reverse, abolish, cut out, interchange, abate.
- "Pygmalion", George Bernard Shaw.
The Indians, too, who were glad to lay their miseries at the door of somebody, and who were told that Aguado was the new admiral, and had come to supplant the old one, were not slow to add their quota to the charges against Columbus.- "The Life of Columbus", Arthur Helps.
Alexander had indeed for a time hoped that the means of subduing the colonies might be supplied by himself; and in his zeal to supplant England in the good graces of Ferdinand he sold the King a fleet of war on very moderate terms.- "History of Modern Europe 1792-1878", C. A. Fyffe.