displace

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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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Although the larger project of Morrison's work may be historical recovery, it performs this recovery through a re-configuring of African American history that displaces white Christianity and, through Christianity, Judaism itself.
Budick's study affirms this throughout, but she sees the Black/Jewish expressions of ethnic and/or racial identity as a struggle for cultural dominance in which writers appropriate and displace each other's cultural materials.
Substantially more CO2e credits would be generated if the BioOil displaces diesel, bunker oil or coal.
The combination of methane emissions reduction and the potential to displace fossil fuels in heat and power applications provides a unique opportunity to maximize the environmental benefits to the Province of Saskatchewan and enhance GHG credit potential of the reserve.
BioOil is a green house gas (GHG) neutral fuel that can effectively displace natural gas, diesel and heavy fuel in heat and power applications.
1) Medial expansion of the wall of the maxillary sinus into the nasal cavity displaces the inferior turbinate and causes the nasal obstruction.
Do you notice a relationship between how much water an object displaces and whether or not it will float?
The extra weight pushes the ship deeper into the water, which displaces more water and increases the buoyant force.
When you lower a ship into the ocean, the ship displaces, or pushes aside, a certain volume of water, says Lt.