supplanting

Definition of supplanting

noun:

  • act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics. Synonyms: displacement.

verb:

  • take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left", "the computer has supplanted the slide rule", "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school". Synonyms: replace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant.

Related words

deputise, deputize, displace, oust, preempt, substitute, usurp.

Rhymes with supplanting

chanting, enchanting, panting, planting, ranting, slanting, transplanting.

More information about supplanting

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • supplanting is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 16 points
  • supplanting is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 16 points
  • supplanting is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 23 points
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