• WordNet 3.6
    • v 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"
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In literature:

In the mean time, Gen. Gates had been superceded in the command of the southern army by Gen. Greene.
"A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion" by William Dobein James
There would be no necessity to supercede him, eh?
"The Fortune of the Rougons" by Emile Zola
To threaten to supercede Flinders if it were even heard that his wife was in New South Wales was surely an excess of rigour.
"The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders" by Ernest Scott
He says, ''Mancipation and Temperance have superceded the Scriptures in the States.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
He says, ''Mancipation and Temperance have superceded the Scriptures in the States.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Now the telegraph is in operation and supercedes the courier.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
The latter, as I had surmised, stated in so many words that it superceded and nullified an old partnership agreement.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
Black lace bonnet, with white or violet flowers, supercedes crape, and jet and gold jewelry is worn.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
When the old Whig party was superceded by the present Republican party Mr. Stephens joined the Democrats.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
Invention had superceded the usefulness of animals in all departments: in the field and the chemistry of food.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley

In news:

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Feds Threaten to Supercede Iowa's Water Protection.
Atlantic 10 won't supercede Big East.
A local homeowners association seems to be assuming powers it does not legally have, according to one resident, who asked the Berlin Mayor and Council to instruct the association that its bylaws do not supercede town or state law.
Religious law, no matter the religion , is always superceded in the US by civil law, secular, constitutional law.
However, if you want to see the results of religious law superceding civil law in a society, there's a very recent example you'll want to review this story.

In science:

We discuss protoneutron star convection, accretion-induced-collapse, gravitational wave emissions, pulsar kicks, the angular anisotropy of the neutrino emissions, a subset of numerical issues, and a new code we are designing that should supercede our current supernova code VULCAN/2D.
Multi-Dimensional Explorations in Supernova Theory
The material in this note is superceded by .
LSM is not generated by binary functions
Indeed, the middle arrow is also largely superceded, as (modulo a proof of the Witten conjecture) the Donaldson invariants are most easily computed by first computing the SW invariants and then applying Witten’s formula.
Simple Type is Not a Boundary Phenomenon
If such a star-remnant weighs more than a couple of times the mass of the sun, the internal gravitational attraction supercedes all other repulsive forces (like Pauli degeneracy pressure) to cause it to collapse indefinitely under its own weight.
Black hole entropy: classical and quantum aspects
Our analysis reduces to a special case of Szczarba’s proof of [16, Theorem (1.1)], and supercedes that given in [5, Theorem (3.8)] which ignores the orientation of M .
Spaces of polytopes and cobordism of quasitoric manifolds