displace (displaces, present participle displacing; past and past participle displaced)
- To put out of place; to disarrange.
- To move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland.
- To supplant, or take the place of something or someone; to substitute.
- To replace, on account of being superior to or more suitable than that which is being replaced.
- Electronic calculators soon displaced the older mechanical kind.
- (of a floating ship) To have a weight equal to that of the water displaced.
- (psychology) to repress
- Megan Garber (2017), “The Case for Shyness”, in The Atlantic: “Freud considered shyness to be evidence of displaced narcissism.”
- German: umsiedeln, vertreiben, verschieben, verlagern
- Portuguese: deslocar
- Spanish: desahuciar, desplazar, desterrar