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Pronunciation: [sˈuːpəsˌiːd] (IPA)

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What are the opposite words for supersede?

Supersede means to replace or to take the place of something or someone. The antonym for supersede could be "preserve," which means to maintain or keep something as it is without any change. Another antonym for supersede could be "maintain," which means to continue in the same state or condition without any change. "Retain" is another antonym that refers to keeping something or someone under control and not allowing them to leave or disappear. Lastly, "uphold" is an antonym meaning to support or endorse something, rather than replace it with something different. These antonyms provide options to keep the original item or idea, rather than replacing it with another.

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Usage examples for Supersede

Such, for example, was the position maintained by the Christian Socialists of England thirty years ago-a band of noble patriotic men who strove hard, by word and deed, to bring all classes of the community to a knowledge of their duties, as well as their interests, and to supersede, as far as might be, the system of unlimited competition by a system of universal co-operation.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
The bookseller was beginning to supersede the patron.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen
Cowper tried unsuccessfully to supersede Pope's Homer; in trying to be simple he became bald; but he also tried most successfully to express with absolute sincerity the simple and deep emotions of an exquisitely tender character.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen

Famous quotes with Supersede

  • For flavor, instant sex will never supersede the stuff you have to peel and cook.
    Quentin Crisp
  • I shall not be satisfied unless I produce something which shall for a few days supersede the last fashionable novel on the tables of young ladies.
    Thomas B. Macaulay
  • A woman who goes against a man for the protection of her selfishness can supersede to the wickedness of seven devils or ten demons.
    Anuj Somany
  • The moral truth here is obvious: anyone who feels that the interests of a blastocyst just might supersede the interests of a child with a spinal cord injury has had his moral sense blinded by religious metaphysics.
    Sam Harris
  • I shall not be satisfied unless I produce something which shall for a few days supersede the last fashionable novel on the tables of young ladies.
    Thomas Babington Macaulay

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