Definition of "displacing" []

  • To move from the usual or correct location (verb)
  • To remove from office or employment (verb)
  • To occupy the place of; replace; supplant (verb)
  • To force (someone) to leave home or country, as during a war (verb)
  • To replace (an atom or group in a chemical compound) by another atom or group (verb)
  • To cause a displacement of (a quantity of liquid, usually water of a specified type and density) (verb)
  • Present participle of displace. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "displacing" in a sentence
  • ""Otherwise it only translates in displacing transactions out of those who introduce this, so I insist on that," Trichet said."
  • "No longer merely the unexpected respondent to Christabel's summons, Geraldine, in displacing the woman who brought Christabel into being, has achieved a common goal of parody: the reversal of creative priority."
  • "Although its poise is sometimes in displacing experience it is not a substitute for it."