1. to force out of a homeland or established place.
example: The war displaced thousands of families.
2. to move out of the customary or proper place.
example: I could see that things in my room had been displaced.
3. to take the place of.
example: Compact disks displaced cassette tapes.
4. to force out of a position; oust.
example: The rebel government displaced the elected leadership.
example: After years of winning the championship, our team was finally displaced.