Displace

  • 1 Displace Me — was a nationwide event hosted by the nonprofit Invisible Children Inc. on April 28, 2007. In 15 cities across the United States, 68,000 individuals came together to raise awareness about the situation of the displacement camps in northern Uganda …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Displace — Dis*place , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Displaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Displacing}.] [Pref. dis + place: cf. F. d[ e]placer.] 1. To change the place of; to remove from the usual or proper place; to put out of place; to place in another situation; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 displace — DISPLÁCE vb. III v. displăcea. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  DISPLÁCE vb. III. v. displăcea. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 displace — [v1] move, remove from normal place change, crowd out, derange, disarrange, disestablish, dislocate, dislodge, displant, dispossess, disturb, eject, evict, expel, expulse, force out, lose, mislay, misplace, relegate, shift, transpose, unsettle,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 displace — I (remove) verb banish, carry away, cart away, cast out, change the place of, clear away, convey, delocalize, deport, detach, discard, discharge, dislocate, dislodge, dismiss, dispatch, disperse, dispossess, disturb, eject, evict, exclude, exile …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 displace — 1550s, from M.Fr. desplacer (15c.), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + placer to place. Related: Displaced; displacing. Displaced person “refugee” is from 1944 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 displace — supplant, *replace, supersede Analogous words: transpose, *reverse. invert: shift, remove, transfer, *move: derange, disarrange, *disorder: *eject, oust, expel, dismiss …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 displace — ► VERB 1) shift from the proper or usual position. 2) take over the place, position, or role of. 3) (especially of war or natural disaster) force (someone) to leave their home …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 displace — [dis plās′, dis′plās] vt. displaced, displacing [OFr desplacer: see DIS & PLACE] 1. to move from its usual or proper place 2. to remove from office; discharge 3. to take the place of; supplant or replace (a person or thing that one is the cause… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 displace — displaceable, adj. /dis plays /, v.t., displaced, displacing. 1. to compel (a person or persons) to leave home, country, etc. 2. to move or put out of the usual or proper place. 3. to take the place of; replace; supplant: Fiction displaces fact.… …

    Universalium

  • 11 displace — UK [dɪsˈpleɪs] / US verb [transitive] Word forms displace : present tense I/you/we/they displace he/she/it displaces present participle displacing past tense displaced past participle displaced 1) to force someone to leave their own country and… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 displace — dis·place ( )dis plās vt, placed; plac·ing 1 a) to remove from the usual or proper place <in heterotopia the gray portions of the cord are displaced so that patches of gray matter are scattered among the bundles of white fibers (R. L. Cecil… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 displace — See displace, misplace …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 14 displace — dis|place [dısˈpleıs] v [T] 1.) to take the place or position of something or someone = ↑replace ▪ Coal has been displaced by natural gas as a major source of energy. ▪ immigrants who displace US workers in the job market 2.) to make a group of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 displace — /dɪsˈpleɪs / (say dis plays) verb (t) (displaced, displacing) 1. to put out of the usual or proper place: to displace a bone. 2. to take the place of; replace. 3. to remove from a position, office, etc. –displaceable, adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 displace — To take the place of; to remove; to remove a person from an office or position and put another person in his place. As applied to the act of a master of a ship in displacing an officer or seaman, to displace means to degrade or reduce to a lower… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 displace — transitive verb Etymology: probably from Middle French desplacer, from des dis + place place Date: 1549 1. a. to remove from the usual or proper place; specifically to expel or force to flee from home or homeland < displaced persons > b. to …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 displace — verb a) to move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland b) to supplant, or take the place of something or someone; to substitute …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 displace — Synonyms and related words: act for, attend, banish, boot, bounce, break, bump, bust, can, carry away, carry off, cart away, cashier, change places with, come after, crowd out, cut out, deconsecrate, defrock, degrade, delocalize, demote, deplume …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 displace — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To remove] Syn. uproot, dislodge, relocate, dismiss; see dismiss 2 , remove 1 . 2. [To take the place of] Syn. replace, supplant, crowd out; see replace 2 . See Synonym Study at replace . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. 1.… …

    English dictionary for students


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