v. t.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 books in the library are all displaced.
[imp. & p. p. Displaced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Displacing.]
2.To crowd out; to take the place of.
3.To remove from a state, office, dignity, or employment; to discharge; to depose; as, to displace an officer of the revenue.
4.To dislodge; to drive away; to banish.
Verb1.displace - take the place of
2.displace - force to move; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
Synonyms: force out
3.displace - move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
Synonyms: deracinate, uproot
4.displace - cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
Synonyms: move
5.displace - remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
Synonyms: dislodge, bump
6.displace - put out of its usual place, position, or relationship; "The colonists displaced the natives"
Synonyms: dislocate
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