variant of supersede Usage: Supercede has occurred as a spelling variant of supersede since the 17th century, and it is common in current published writing. It continues, however, to be widely regarded as an error.

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • supercede — see SUPERSEDE (Cf. supersede). Related: Superceded; superceding …   Etymology dictionary

  • supercede — is incorrect; the correct spelling is supersede …   Modern English usage

  • supercede — [so͞o΄pər sēd′] vt. superceded, superceding disputed sp. of SUPERSEDE …   English World dictionary

  • supercede — verb variant spelling of supersede. Usage The spelling supercede is widely regarded as an error: see supersede …   English new terms dictionary

  • supercede — verb 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 • Syn: ↑supplant,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • supercede — /sooh peuhr seed /, v.t., superceded, superceding. supersede. * * * …   Universalium

  • supercede — v. take the place of, supplant, replace; cause to become obsolete; succeed in a position or role (also supersede) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supercede v — A gardener buys super seeds to supersede the garden from the previous year …   English expressions

  • seed n — supercede v …   English expressions

  • super adj — supercede v, superficially adv …   English expressions

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