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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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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.
The extra weight pushes the ship deeper into the water, which displaces more water and increases the buoyant force.
Substantially more CO2e credits would be generated if the BioOil displaces diesel, bunker oil or coal.
BioOil is a green house gas (GHG) neutral fuel that can effectively displace natural gas, diesel and heavy fuel in heat and power applications.