Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
supplantareto trip up one’s heels, to throw down;
plantathe sole of the foot, also, a sucker, slip, sprout. Cf.
To trip up.
[Obs.]“Supplanted, down he fell.”
To displace and take the place of; to supersede; to remove or displace by stratagem;
as, a rival.
supplantsanother in the favor of a mistress or a prince
Suspecting that the courtier had
To overthrow, undermine, or force away, in order to get a substitute in place of.
You never will
supplantthe received ideas of God.
Syn. – To remove; displace; overpower; undermine; overthrow; supersede.
Webster 1828 Edition
Supplanted down he fell.
1.To remove or displace by stratagem; or to displace and take the place of; as, a rival supplants another in the affections of his mistress, or in the favor of his prince.
Suspecting that the courtier had supplanted the friend.
2.To overthrow; to undermine.