• (British) enPR: səpläntʹ, IPA: /səˈplɑːnt/
  • (America, CA, Northern England) enPR: səplăntʹ, IPA: /səˈplænt/

supplant (supplants, present participle supplanting; past and past participle supplanted)

  1. (transitive) To take the place of; to replace, to supersede.
    Will online dictionaries ever supplant paper dictionaries?
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To uproot, to remove violently.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 3 scene 2
      Trinculo, if you trouble him any more in's tale, by this hand, I will supplant some of your teeth.
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