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1. displace

verb. ['dɪˈspleɪs'] cause to move, usually with force or pressure.

Synonyms

  • evacuate
  • transplant
  • bump
  • transfer
  • crowd out
  • dislodge
  • deracinate
  • dislocate
  • move
  • force out

Antonyms

  • attract
  • undock
  • take away
  • repatriate

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • place (English)
  • place (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Displace

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  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace
  • {brace

How do you pronounce displace?

Pronounce displace as dɪˈspleɪs.

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Sentences with displace


1. Verb, base form
Be careful not to displace the tarp in the trench when placing the gravel.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Catastrophic events caused in part by climate change displace about 24 million people annually, reports NPR.

Quotes about displace


1. The creation of man is evidence for the love of God, the preservation of man is evidence for the patience of God, and Christ is evidence for the forgiveness of God. It is when we are wrapped up in our own little peeves that we begin to displace His benevolence with malevolence.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. displace

verb. ['dɪˈspleɪs'] take the place of or have precedence over.

Synonyms

  • preempt
  • supercede
  • supervene upon
  • supersede
  • replace

Antonyms

  • unsheathe
  • uncover
  • uncoil
  • unwrap

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • place (English)
  • place (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. displace

verb. ['dɪˈspleɪs'] cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.

Synonyms

  • drive
  • drive off
  • propel
  • channelize
  • expel
  • mobilise
  • tip over
  • wrap
  • roll
  • saltate
  • beat
  • rock
  • chase away
  • drive out
  • flick
  • take down
  • disunite
  • disturb
  • bump around
  • change hands
  • pump
  • move
  • crowd
  • funnel
  • play
  • press down
  • direct
  • shake up
  • revolve
  • get up
  • divide
  • splatter
  • raise
  • unseat
  • deracinate
  • set in motion
  • transmit
  • travel
  • ruffle
  • flap
  • woosh
  • whoosh
  • bring down
  • centre
  • pass on
  • dandle
  • lay
  • get down
  • disarrange
  • ship
  • set
  • slop
  • center
  • overturn
  • run
  • spill
  • squeeze
  • depress
  • transfer
  • post
  • locomote
  • mobilize
  • force out
  • lift
  • extirpate
  • shift
  • rush
  • throw out
  • pull
  • stir
  • commove
  • brandish
  • bring up
  • run off
  • circulate
  • hit
  • go
  • translate
  • distribute
  • lower
  • lock
  • bowl over
  • mesh
  • kick out
  • upstage
  • dislodge
  • turn
  • advance
  • slip
  • tump over
  • take back
  • drive away
  • vex
  • whistle
  • wave
  • sway
  • flourish
  • carry
  • drag
  • push
  • hustle
  • channelise
  • part
  • rouse
  • twine
  • root out
  • dislocate
  • impel
  • slide
  • disgorge
  • station
  • swing
  • singsong
  • elevate
  • operate
  • raise up
  • tug
  • engage
  • separate
  • bring outside
  • knock over
  • transport
  • agitate
  • strike
  • pulse
  • rout out
  • unwind
  • upset
  • turn back
  • wash
  • wedge
  • bring forward
  • change owners
  • draw
  • blow
  • unroll
  • pass around
  • force
  • uproot
  • dispel
  • stir up
  • fluctuate
  • pose
  • work
  • splay
  • put
  • relocate
  • sink
  • wind
  • position
  • let down
  • scan
  • rake
  • place
  • riffle
  • wind off
  • launch
  • exteriorize
  • reposition
  • sling
  • channel
  • race
  • pour
  • herd
  • send
  • jar
  • turn over
  • shed
  • drop
  • lateralize
  • luxate

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind
  • arrange
  • stay in place
  • disengage
  • wind
  • back

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • place (English)
  • place (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. displace

verb. ['dɪˈspleɪs'] terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.

Synonyms

  • send away
  • terminate
  • dismiss
  • pension off
  • give the sack
  • clean out
  • force out
  • send packing
  • can
  • give notice
  • drop
  • sack
  • squeeze out
  • give the axe
  • remove
  • retire
  • furlough
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • spread
  • demobilize
  • demilitarize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • place (English)
  • place (Middle English (1100-1500))
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