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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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Maddison is a clever fellow; I do not wish to displace him, provided he does not try to displace me; but it would be simple to be duped by a man who has no right of creditor to dupe me, and worse than simple to let him give me a hard-hearted, griping fellow for a tenant, instead of an honest man, to whom I have given half a promise already.
But sometimes a heavy object won't displace enough water because of its shape.
SOUNDBITE: (Arabic) Pasca John Masua, internally displace person from Maridi County.
Polyps arising from the uncinate process or the ethmoid infundibulum may displace the uncinate process itself.
In its weekly meeting, the cabinet discussed a report presented by the minister of public health and population and deputy over current condition of displaced people who left their homes because of rebellion in some regions of Saada province and Harf Sufyan of Amran province.<p>The minister who is also deputy head of ministerial committee of offering assistance for displace people said in his report that number of displaced people reached 90,0324 displaced persons.