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  Words related to displacement

Related / Similar Words: supplanting, deracination, translation, shift, displacement reaction

 

Definition:
  • act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics;
  • act of removing from office or employment;
  • to move something from its natural environment;
  • the act of uniform movement;
  • an event in which something is displaced without rotation;
  • (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one;
  • (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound;

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    Hyponyms: amplitude, luxation, transference

     

    Derivational Morphology: displace, supplant, replace, supersede, supervene upon, uproot, deracinate, extirpate, root out, dislocate, translate, switch, shift, change, change over

     

     
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