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  Definition of Supervene upon
  1. take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team''s captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
Similar Words: supplant, replace, supersede

 

Hyponyms: substitute, deputize, deputise, step in, usurp, oust

 

Grouped Verbs: replace, put back

 

Derivational Morphology: supersedure, supersession, surrogate, alternate, replacement, substitute, replacing, usurper, supplanter, supplanting, displacement

 

 
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