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Definition of "displaces" [displaces]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of displace. (verb)

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Use "displaces" in a sentence
  • "His empathy for the child's fate is something Godwin displaces onto others, who, significantly, are women and children, the children being William's brother and friends."
  • "As Goldberg recently wrote, reflexive toughness too often displaces seichel, the Yiddish word for wisdom, among Israel's leaders."
  • "More importantly, once again, your comment merely "displaces" design to an earlier time."