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supersede

su·per·sede

supersede

 
pronunciation:
su pr sid
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: superseded, supersedes, superseding
definition 1: to take over the position or influence of; replace.
The new guidelines supersede the old ones.
synonyms:
replace, succeed
similar words:
displace, follow, relieve, supplant, usurp
definition 2: to cause to be replaced or set aside.
synonyms:
abrogate
similar words:
annul, cancel, discard, invalidate, nullify, override, rescind, revoke, void
derivations: supersedable (adj.), superseder (n.)
Word Parts
The word supersede contains the following part:
super-, supra-, sur-2 Latin prefix that means above, over
synonyms:
hyper-
antonyms:
sub-, hyp-, hypo-