Definition of supplant in English:

supplant

Line breaks: sup|plant
Pronunciation: /səˈplɑːnt
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

supplanter

noun
More example sentences
  • Her supplanter ruled well but was overthrown by another.
  • Ireland, Scotland, and Wales all provided bases for the defeated of 1066 to launch futile attacks on their supplanter which very rapidly fizzled out.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French supplanter or Latin supplantare 'trip up', from sub- 'from below' + planta 'sole'.

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