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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
agency, change, commutation, delegation, deputation, deputyship, displacement, exchange, power of attorney, quid pro quo, replacement, representation, subrogation, substitution, supersedence, superseding, supersedure, supersession, supplantation, supplantment, switch, tit for tat, vicariousness
Dictionary Results for supplanting:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
supplanting
    n 1: act of taking the place of another especially using
         underhanded tactics [syn: supplanting, displacement]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Supplant \Sup*plant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supplanted; p. pr.
   & vb. n. Supplanting.] [F. supplanter, L. supplantare to
   trip up one's heels, to throw down; sub under + planta the
   sole of the foot, also, a sucker, slip, sprout. Cf. Plant,
   n.]
   1. To trip up. [Obs.] "Supplanted, down he fell." --Milton.
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   2. To displace and take the place of; to supersede; to remove
      or displace by stratagem; as, a rival supplants another in
      the favor of a mistress or a prince.
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            Suspecting that the courtier had supplanted the
            friend.                               --Bp. Fell.
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   3. To overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a
      substitute in place of. [obsolescent]
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            You never will supplant the received ideas of God.
                                                  --Landor.
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   4. To remove (a thing) and replace it with something else.
      [PJC]

   Syn: To remove; displace; overpower; undermine; overthrow;
        supersede.
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