Supersede

Definition of Supersede

Su`per`sede´
v. t.1.To come, or be placed, in the room of; to replace.
[imp. & p. p. Superseded ; p. pr. & vb. n. Superseding.]
2.To displace, or set aside, and put another in place of; as, to supersede an officer.
3.To make void, inefficacious, or useless, by superior power, or by coming in the place of; to set aside; to render unnecessary; to suspend; to stay.
Nothing is supposed that can supersede the known laws of natural motion.
- Bentley.
4.(Old Law) To omit; to forbear.

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abandon, act for, change places with, crowd out, cut out, desert, discard, displace, double for, fill in for, forsake, ghost, ghostwrite, oust, pinch-hit, reject, relieve, replace, represent, repudiate, spell, spell off, stand in for, subrogate, substitute for, succeed, supplant, swap places with, understudy for
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