|1.||to take the place of (something old-fashioned or less appropriate); supplant|
|2.||to replace in function, office, etc; succeed|
|3.||to discard or set aside or cause to be set aside as obsolete or inferior|
|[C15: via Old French from Latin supersedēre to sit above, from |
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
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