Definition of Supersede

1. Verb. Take the place or move into the position of. "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"




Definition of Supersede

1. v. t. To come, or be placed, in the room of; to replace.

Definition of Supersede

1. Verb. (transitive) Set (something) aside. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) Take the place of. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) Displace in favour of another. ¹

4. Noun. (Internet) An updated newsgroup post that supersedes an earlier version. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supersede

1. [v -SEDED, -SEDING, -SEDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supersede

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superscriptions
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supersecrecies
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supersecret
supersecretive
supersector
supersectors
supersecular
supersecure
supersedable
supersedan
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supersede (current term)
supersedeas
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superselected
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Literary usage of Supersede

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1. Othello by William Shakespeare (2001)
"... and although the imagination may supersede perception, yet it must be granted to be an imperfection, however easily tolerated, to place the two in broad ..."

2. The Law of Railways: Embracing the Law of Corporations, Eminent Domain by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1888)
"Remedy provided in Charter does not supersede resort to Equity. \. ... Recent English statutes supersede such jurisdiction chiefly in suits at law. § 222. ..."

3. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1869)
"Remedy provided in Charter does not supersede resort to Equity. 1. ... Recent English statutes supersede such jurisdiction chiefly, in suits at law. § 222. ..."

4. War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States by William Whiting (1864)
"DOES THE WAR POWER OF SEIZURE supersede THE CIVIL POWER OF CONGRESS TO APPROPRIATE PRIVATE PROPERTY TO PUBLIC USE? That the property of any citizen may, ..."

5. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence by Thomas Starkie, George Morley Dowdeswell, John George Malcolm, George Sharswood (1876)
"In the first place, parol evidence is never admissible to supersede the use of written evidence, where written proof is required by law. ..."

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