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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 figure (B) illustrates the protrusion of polyps herniating through the middle meatus, displacing both the middle turbinate and the uncinate process.
The figure (C) shows polyps filling the middle meatus and displacing the swollen edematous uncinate process anteriorly.
Gasoline flows down from the truck into the partially empty underground tanks displacing the vapors which are routed up through separate piping and hoses back into the tank truck rather than being vented into the atmosphere.
BOSTON -- Yankee Group today revealed that wireless substitution thrives, substantially displacing wireline services and leaving fixed-mobile convergence far behind in an embryonic state of development.
Violent inter-tribal clashes between members of the rival Arab Northern Reizegat (Aballa) and Beni Hussein tribes, fighting for control of the region's gold mines has sparked a humanitarian crisis, displacing about 100,000 people, according to the Sudanese government's Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC).
HOUSTON -- Sequoia Interests Corporation (Pink Sheets:SQNC), developer of a new proprietary enhanced oil recovery chemical formulation, is very pleased to report the Company's DiamondFlo(TM) has yielded stellar results in displacing oil from Canadian Tar Sand samples in laboratory tests.
Still, the report points out that the majority of households remain unwilling to even consider displacing their wireline service, despite widespread awareness of LNP.
In pet food package sizes under 10 pounds, plastic packaging has achieved great success in displacing competitive materials.