Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: supersede
IPA transcription: [s,upɚs'id]
Pronunciations of supersede
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: supplant, replace, supersede, supervene_upon, supercede
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • The unscrupulous regent was determined that Romanus should not supersede him and mount the throne again.
  • When, in the opening of the anti-Nebraska contest, the Free-soil leaders undertook the formation of a new party to supersede the old, they had, because of their generally democratic antecedents, with great unanimity proposed that it be called the "Republican" party, thus reviving the distinctive appellation by which the followers of Jefferson were known in the early days of the republic.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Order of Canada, License CC BY-SA 4.0