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  Definition of displace
  1. put out of its usual place, position, or relationship; "The colonists displaced the natives"
  2. remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
  3. cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I''m moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
  4. force to move; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
  5. take the place of
  6. move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
Similar Words: dislocate, dislodge, bump, move, force out, uproot, deracinate

 

Hyponyms: throw, mobilize, mobilise, circulate, relocate, dislocate, luxate, splay, slip, translate, station, post, base, send, place, agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up, transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise, funnel, brandish, flourish, wave, pull, draw, force, carry, tug, disarrange, expel, eject, chuck out, exclude, throw out, kick out, turf out, boot out, turn out, put, set, pose, position, lay, engage, mesh, lock, operate, propel, impel, launch, set in motion, wind, wrap, roll, twine, unwind, wind off, unroll, wedge, squeeze, work, spill, shed, disgorge, slop, splatter, unseat, separate, disunite, divide, part, uproot, extirpate, deracinate, root out, press down, depress, lift, flick, ruffle, riffle, take back, center, centre, pump, scan, jar, bump around, dandle, revolve, push, rock, sway, fluctuate, pulse, shift, dislodge, reposition, glide, stir, play, overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over, ship, direct, saltate, lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down, raise, elevate, get up, bring up, drop, sink, advance, bring forward, chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off, force out, herd, crowd, pass around, pass on, distribute, rout out, rouse, drive, race, rush, whoosh, pour, exteriorize, bring outside, upstage, swing, turn, slide, run, whistle, beat, flap, singsong, hustle, wash, rake, blow, drag, lateralize, hit, strike, change hands, transplant, crowd out, evacuate

 

Grouped Verbs: travel, go, move, locomote

 

Derivational Morphology: displacement, deracination, dislocation, disruption, breakdown, dislodgment, dislodgement, motion, movement, move, mover, public mover, moving company, removal firm, removal company, supplanting

 

 
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