Textual thesaurus for "displace"

(verb) move

cause to move or shift into a new position or place, 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

(verb) can, dismiss, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack

terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers

(verb) preempt

take the place of or have precedence over

live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour; discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor