Definition of Displace


  • cause to move or shift into a new position or place, 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"
  • terminate the employment of
    discharge from an office or position
    "The boss fired his secretary today"
    "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
    - give notice - give the axe - send away - force out - give the sack
  • 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"
  • cause to move, usually with force or pressure
    "the refugees were displaced by the war"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble displace

431 unscramble word found using the letters displace.

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