- supplant, replace, supersede, supervene upon - 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"
--1 is one way to succeed, come after, follow
Derived forms: noun supersession1, noun supersedure1
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something