displace

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French desplacer (French: déplacer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

displace (third-person singular simple present displaces, present participle displacing, simple past and past participle displaced)

  1. To move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland.
  2. To supplant, or take the place of something or someone; to substitute.
  3. (of a floating ship) To have a weight equal to that of the water displaced.

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