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Synonyms for displace

Synonyms for displace

to alter the settled state or position of

to take the place of (another) against the other's will

Synonyms for displace

take the place of or have precedence over

cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

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When I made the plans for this submarine vessel, I meant that nine-tenths should be submerged: consequently it ought only to displace nine-tenths of its bulk, that is to say, only to weigh that number of tons.
Following are major humanitarian aid offered by the State of Kuwait during this year: January 9: Kuwait handed 3,200 food baskets to Iraqi displaces in Qayyarah Camp South of Mosul.
3 : to move out of position <A floating object displaces water.
Decree number 83 aims at preserving the sanctity of displaced families' houses, and punishes anyone who displaces people according to cthe ounter-terror law," General Qassim Atta said in a press conference in Baghdad.
The presence of a cervical rib displaces the great vessels that cross the thoracic outlet superiorly and proceed into the neck.
When you lower a ship into the ocean, the ship displaces, or pushes aside, a certain volume of water, says Lt.
Substantially more CO2e credits would be generated if the BioOil displaces diesel, bunker oil or coal.