Synonyms of supplant in English:

supplant

verb

  • 1 paved highways supplanted the network of dirt roads
    replace, supersede, displace, take over from, substitute for, override
  • 2 the man he supplanted as prime minister
    oust, usurp, overthrow, remove, topple, unseat, depose, dethrone; succeed, come after
    informal fill someone's shoes/boots
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