Displace

Definition of Displace

Dis`place´
v. t.1.To change the place of; to remove from the usual or proper place; to put out of place; to place in another situation; as, the books in the library are all displaced.
[imp. & p. p. Displaced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Displacing.]
2.To crowd out; to take the place of.
Holland displaced Portugal as the mistress of those seas.
- London Times.
3.To remove from a state, office, dignity, or employment; to discharge; to depose; as, to displace an officer of the revenue.
4.To dislodge; to drive away; to banish.
You have displaced the mirth.
- Shak.

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