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For example, a breakthrough in better batteries could supplant hydrogen. Better solar cells could replace or win out in this race to the fuel of the future. Those, I see, as the three big competitors: hydrogen, solar cells and then better batteries.
Bob Inglis

Meaning of "supplant" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SUPPLANT

Via Old French from Latin supplantāre to trip up, from sub- from below + planta sole of the foot.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SUPPLANT

supplant  [səˈplɑːnt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUPPLANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Supplant is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb supplant in English.

WHAT DOES SUPPLANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of supplant in the English dictionary

The definition of supplant in the dictionary is to take the place of, often by trickery or force.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SUPPLANT

PRESENT

Present
I supplant
you supplant
he/she/it supplants
we supplant
you supplant
they supplant
Present continuous
I am supplanting
you are supplanting
he/she/it is supplanting
we are supplanting
you are supplanting
they are supplanting
Present perfect
I have supplanted
you have supplanted
he/she/it has supplanted
we have supplanted
you have supplanted
they have supplanted
Present perfect continuous
I have been supplanting
you have been supplanting
he/she/it has been supplanting
we have been supplanting
you have been supplanting
they have been supplanting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I supplanted
you supplanted
he/she/it supplanted
we supplanted
you supplanted
they supplanted
Past continuous
I was supplanting
you were supplanting
he/she/it was supplanting
we were supplanting
you were supplanting
they were supplanting
Past perfect
I had supplanted
you had supplanted
he/she/it had supplanted
we had supplanted
you had supplanted
they had supplanted
Past perfect continuous
I had been supplanting
you had been supplanting
he/she/it had been supplanting
we had been supplanting
you had been supplanting
they had been supplanting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will supplant
you will supplant
he/she/it will supplant
we will supplant
you will supplant
they will supplant
Future continuous
I will be supplanting
you will be supplanting
he/she/it will be supplanting
we will be supplanting
you will be supplanting
they will be supplanting
Future perfect
I will have supplanted
you will have supplanted
he/she/it will have supplanted
we will have supplanted
you will have supplanted
they will have supplanted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been supplanting
you will have been supplanting
he/she/it will have been supplanting
we will have been supplanting
you will have been supplanting
they will have been supplanting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would supplant
you would supplant
he/she/it would supplant
we would supplant
you would supplant
they would supplant
Conditional continuous
I would be supplanting
you would be supplanting
he/she/it would be supplanting
we would be supplanting
you would be supplanting
they would be supplanting
Conditional perfect
I would have supplant
you would have supplant
he/she/it would have supplant
we would have supplant
you would have supplant
they would have supplant
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been supplanting
you would have been supplanting
he/she/it would have been supplanting
we would have been supplanting
you would have been supplanting
they would have been supplanting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you supplant
we let´s supplant
you supplant
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to supplant
Past participle
supplanted
Present Participle
supplanting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUPPLANT


aren´t
ɑːnt
aslant
əˈslɑːnt
can´t
kɑːnt
displant
dɪsˈplɑːnt
eggplant
ˈɛɡˌplɑːnt
explant
ɛksˈplɑːnt
galant
ɡəˈlɑːnt
grant
ɡrɑːnt
implant
ɪmˈplɑːnt
interplant
ˌɪntəˈplɑːnt
misplant
ˌmɪsˈplɑːnt
overplant
ˌəʊvəˈplɑːnt
plant
plɑːnt
preplant
priːˈplɑːnt
reimplant
ˌriːɪmˈplɑːnt
replant
riːˈplɑːnt
slant
slɑːnt
tea-plant
ˈtiːˌplɑːnt
transplant
trænsˈplɑːnt
underplant
ˌʌndəˈplɑːnt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUPPLANT

supping
supplantation
supplanter
supple
supplejack
supplely
supplement
supplemental
supplementally
supplementaries
supplementarily
supplementary
supplementary angle
supplementary benefit
supplementary question
supplementation
supplementer
suppleness
suppletion
suppletive

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUPPLANT

air plant
assembly plant
bone marrow transplant
bottling plant
chemical plant
face-plant
gas plant
hair transplant
heating plant
house plant
kidney transplant
manufacturing plant
nuclear plant
nuclear power plant
pilot plant
pitcher plant
pot plant
power plant
processing plant
repellant
sensitive plant

Synonyms and antonyms of supplant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUPPLANT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «supplant» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of supplant

Translation of «supplant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUPPLANT

Find out the translation of supplant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of supplant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «supplant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

取而代之
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

suplantar
570 millions of speakers

English

supplant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उखाड़ना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вытеснить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

suplantar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উচ্ছিন্ন করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

supplanter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menggantikannya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ablösen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

取って代わる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대신하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Supplant
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thay thế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாற்றம் செய்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाठोपाठ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ayağını kaydırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

soppiantare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyprzeć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

витіснити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înlocui
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντικαταστήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verdring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

undantränga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fortrenge
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of supplant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPPLANT»

The term «supplant» is regularly used and occupies the 75.059 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPPLANT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about supplant

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4 QUOTES WITH «SUPPLANT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word supplant.
1
Joel A. Barker
When you think about it, if the fittest always won, all forests should be completely homogeneous. One species should supplant all others as the most superior competitor. But it doesn't happen that way. Nor does it happen that way in the marketplace.
2
Frank Gaffney
The object of China's strategy is inexorably to supplant the United States as the world's premier economic power, and if necessary, to defeat us militarily.
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Susan Glaspell
I would supplant the ox with the automobile and pave instead of plowing the fields. 1 have a theory that if a corn field were paved, leaving out a brick for each hill, it would increase the yield, do away entirely with the mud, and give the farmer plenty of time to meditate on lofty subjects. That is only one theory. I have many others.
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Bob Inglis
For example, a breakthrough in better batteries could supplant hydrogen. Better solar cells could replace or win out in this race to the fuel of the future. Those, I see, as the three big competitors: hydrogen, solar cells and then better batteries.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUPPLANT»

Discover the use of supplant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to supplant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Recovery Act: Planned Efforts and Challenges in Evaluating ...
As a result, the Recovery Act does not have state certification, waiver, or noncompliance provisions as part of the Public Housing Capital Fund's supplement-not-supplant provision. HUD information to housing agencies: Public housing ...
Gene L. Dodaro, 2010
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Middle English Dictionary
Also supplant. [From supplaunten v. or OF (Gower Mirour de I'Omme) supplant.] Acquisition of the position and advantages of another through guile, supplantation, usurpation; also person. (a1393) Gower CA 2.2368: Thei that worchen be ...
Hans Kurath, Sherman McAllister Kuhn, Robert E. Lewis, 1952
3
United States Code, 2000 Edition, V. 11, Title 20, ...
(b) Higher education grants. (c) Federal funds to supplement not supplant non- Federal funds. 8272. Definitions. SUBPART 1— URBAN EDUCATION DEMONSTRATION GRANTS 8281. Findings. 8282. Purpose. 8283. Urban school grants.
House, Office of the Law Revision Counsel
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Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the ...
Zefferelli's Hamlet (1990, starring Mel Gibson) does not supplant Kline's Hamlet ( 1990, starring Kevin Kline), which does not supplant Richardson's Hamlet (1969, starring an elderly Nicol Williamson), which does not supplant Kozintsev's ...
James Flood, Diane Lapp, Shirley Brice Heath, 2004
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and ...
Suppose a man's utpperlcss to bed, should introduce him to ilc of some great prince. SpeSator. — te ey'd the bard, where lupperlefs he fat, Ipin'd, unconscious of his rising fate. Pope. '« SUPPLANT, v. a. [ supplanter, French, \ planta, Lat.] i.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1807
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The Christian's daily companion
Let these fruits, therefore, be produced : — let love, love to God, his holiness, his law, his creatures, supplant selfishness, hatred, and corrupt affections; let joy, 'joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ,' and joy in the happiness of others, ...
Christian, 1841
7
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper
For Supplant with his slye cast Fail ofte hapneth for to mowe Thyng. whiche another man hath sowe, And maketh common of propretee With sleight, and with suhtiltee, Aa men maie sen from yere to yere. Tims claimelh he the hote to stere,  ...
Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson, 1810
8
Action, Emotion and Will
Suppose that the two reports which we wish to analyse are "James judges that Communism will supplant Capitalism" and "James wishes Communism to supplant Capitalism". As the first step in our analysis. we replace these reports by "James ...
Dr Anthony Kenny, Anthony Kenny, 2003
9
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: ...
For Supplant with his slye cast Full ofte hapueth for to mowe Thyng, whiche another man hath sowe, And maketh common of propretee With sleight, and with suhtiltee, Ai men maie sen. from yere to yere. Thus claimeth he the hote to stere,  ...
Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson, 1810
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Welfare reform : challenges in maintaining a federalstate ...
Scope and Methodology Supplantation in the State A discussion of whether a state uses federal TANF funds to supplant state Budget funds depends in large part on the definition of supplantation. Much of the controversy over whether states ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUPPLANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term supplant is used in the context of the following news items.
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Michigan's roads supplant schools on fix-it wish list
For the first time, Michigan residents say the condition of the state's roads is a bigger problem than its education system, according to Michigan State University's ... «MSUToday, Jul 15»
2
Chiefs: Red Thursday will supplant Red Friday for home opener …
Sure, sentences like this still make a Kansas City sports fan's head spin: the first-place Royals traded prospects for a star pitcher. Now, how about this: Chiefs ... «Kansas City Star, Jul 15»
3
Solar experts urge more government intervention to supplant coal …
EDWARDS — The future of solar energy in Colorado and the United States is very bright, according to a panel of experts here Monday night, but it can go ... «The Colorado Statesman, Jul 15»
4
NFC North Q&A: What would it take to supplant the Packers in the …
Today's question: The Green Bay Packers have won the NFC North for four consecutive years. What will it take for them to be supplanted as division champ? «ESPN, Jun 15»
5
Henry T. Czupryna: Let Lydia Taft supplant Alexander Hamilton
With the U.S. mint looking to put its first American woman on a $10 bill, my vote would go to Lydia Chapin Taft, the first woman known to legally vote in America. «The Providence Journal, Jun 15»
6
China's Secret Plan to Supplant the United States
In its most bald form, he argues that China has a long-term marathon strategy to supplant the United States as the sole superpower by 2049. If successful ... «The Diplomat, May 15»
7
Nursing Homes Are Starting to Supplant Hospitals as Focus of Basic …
Israel Sapoznick doesn't do well in hospitals. At 89, he sees poorly, uses a wheelchair, and suffers from mild to moderate dementia. Even the ambulette ride from ... «New York Times, Apr 15»
8
Could Facebook supplant YouTube for law firm video?
Law firms using video for marketing and business development have traditionally turned to YouTube for storing and distribution. But with the recent explosion of ... «Real Lawyers Have Blogs, Apr 15»
9
Could Rentrak Supplant Nielsen TV Ratings? (RENT)
Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. (More...)The author wrote this ... «Seeking Alpha, Mar 15»
10
Microsoft working on ROM to supplant Android with Windows
In announcing their Windows 10 platform would go on sale this Summer, Microsoft also announced they were working on a few tests in cooperation with Xiaomi. «SlashGear, Mar 15»

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