We live in the world of Zero Dark Thirty; factual accuracy has supplanted fantasy technology.
All too quickly, of course, they are supplanted by giants, wizards, magical buses, and flying brooms.
But there was so much of myself that was kind of supplanted into that character.
After World War II, college football began to be supplanted in the imagination of New Yorkers by the professional game.
Defense hawks have been supplanted by debt hawks, and this policy shift is making itself heard.
The arches look as if they had supplanted a sixth arch of the nave.
The truth was that the husband had been killed and supplanted by the horse.
Not that Nature in any form or any measure had supplanted his thoughts of Jane.
Oh, yes, I recollect now;—you are the person who have supplanted my son.
The enchantments are supplanted by a Spirit proceeding from that Father, a Spirit of truth.
c.1300, "to trip up, overthrow, defeat, dispossess," from Old French supplanter "to trip up, overthrow," from Latin supplantare "trip up, overthrow," from sub "under" + planta "sole of the foot" (see plant (n.)). Meaning "replace one thing with another" first recorded 1670s. Interesting sense evolution parallel in Hebrew akabh "he beguiled," from akebh "heel."