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Variant of supersede.
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Verb1.supercede - 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"
replace - substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
put back, replace - put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"
deputise, deputize, step in, substitute - act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"
displace, preempt - take the place of or have precedence over; "live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"; "discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
usurp - take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"
oust - remove and replace; "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"
come after, succeed, follow - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
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towards increasing production capacity in order to supercede figures reported in 2014.
When Tom Howley, an Athenry man described as the luckiest owner in Ireland, decides to dry clean both of his purple and white quartered jerseys, send one to Perth for Supercede and the other to Galway for Ask Jack, great things happen.
By putting money in marketing, staff training and IT development, the bank intends to supercede Swedish rival Nordea Bank AB (STO: NDA) as a preferred partner of business clients, according to Borsen.
The first version of the product will be Ethernet-only, relegating higher bandwidth fibre-channel interfaces to the simultaneously launched, higher-end VNX family of infrastructure models, which supercede both EMC's CLARiiON and Celerra models.
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GORDON ELLIOTT'S tremendous season can continue at Tramore today with a treble with Symphonica, Supercede and Chicago Grey.
Selectmen said they already have the authority to extend such permits, but, if passed, the legislation would supercede local authority and cause it to take place automatically.
The Act would make exceptions for agriculture, forestry, health or safety, and golf courses and would supercede existing municipal cosmetic pesticides by-laws.
"In two landmark cases, Roberts has argued that the rights of the state of Alaska supercede the sovereignty and subsistence rights guaranteed to Native peoples by the federal government," said Luci Beach, a member of the steering committee of the Gwich'in tribe.
The course is the well-known climb of the Gibbet which, due to its length and relative lack of gradient from the traditional championship course, could see a new winner to supercede Jim Henderson, who has won for five of the last six years.
The bill would not supercede state laws that allow private property owners to ban firearms on their property.