Definition of Supplantation

1. n. The act of supplanting or displacing.



Definition of Supplantation

1. Noun. The act of supplanting; displacement. ¹

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Definition of Supplantation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supplantation

supper-hour
supper-time
supper-times
supper club
supper hour
supper time
suppered
supperhour
suppering
supperless
suppers
suppertime
suppertimes
supping
supplant
supplantation (current term)
supplantations
supplanted
supplanter
supplanters
supplanting
supplants
supple
suppled
supplejack
supplejacks
supplely
supplement
supplementable
supplemental

Literary usage of Supplantation

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"This general desire of aggrandizing themselves ... betrays men to a thousand ridiculous and mischievous acts of supplantation and detraction. ..."

2. The Works of John Donne: With a Memoir of His Life by John Donne (1839)
"Nay if they would remove him by way of preferment, yet that is a supplantation; when Jacob had Esau by tho heel, whether ho kept him in5, till he might be ..."

3. A Collection of the Laws and Canons of the Church of England: From Its First by John Baron, John Johnson, Church of England (1851)
"We forbid all d supplantation of churches. ' William the Conqueror and his minions ... this is what the synod here calls a supplantation of churches. ..."

4. The History of Florence by Niccolò Machiavelli (1891)
"supplantation : Agamemnon's taking of Briseis from Achilles ; The Supplanting of Troilus with Cressida by Diomede ; Story of ..."

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