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displace

 
Verb displace has 6 senses
  1. displace - take the place of
    --1 is one way to
    move
    Derived form: noun displacement2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. displace, force out - force to move; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
    --2 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. displace, uproot, deracinate - move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
    --3 is one way to place
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. move, displace - 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. dislodge, displace, bump - remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
    --5 is one way to expel, eject, chuck out, exclude, throw out, kick out, turf out, boot out, turn out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. dislocate, displace - put out of its usual place, position, or relationship; "The colonists displaced the natives"
    --6 is one way to resettle
    Derived form: noun displacement6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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