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1. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics.

Synonyms

  • replacement
  • supplanting

Antonyms

  • question
  • offence
  • offense

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Displacement

  • retracement
  • replacement
  • emplacement
  • debasement
  • basement

Example sentences of the word displacement


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is due to the 338 cubic centimeters of displacement that is offered by the engine.

2. Adjective
This way you are letting the natural laws of gravity and air displacement work to drain your pool.

2. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] an event in which something is displaced without rotation.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • amplitude
  • luxation

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)

3. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] the act of uniform movement.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion
  • move

Antonyms

  • nonmoving
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)

4. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one.

Synonyms

  • defense reaction
  • defence mechanism
  • defense
  • defence reaction
  • transference
  • defence

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)

5. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] to move something from its natural environment.

Synonyms

  • movement

Antonyms

  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)

6. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] act of removing from office or employment.

Antonyms

  • opening

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)

7. displacement

noun. ['dɪˈspleɪsmənt'] (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound.

Synonyms

  • chemical reaction
  • reaction

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still

Etymology

  • déplacement (French)
  • -ment (French)
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