Simple past tense and past participle of usurp.(verb)
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Use "usurped" in a sentence
"As the Cold War dawned, American Communists, who were still a formidable force, sought a rebirth by christening themselves "Progressives," a moniker usurped from the reform movement of the Teddy Roosevelt era."
"When the psycho astronaut chick in diapers was usurped from the news by Anna Nicole overdosing, I thought it really cheated the astronaut of her 15 minutes and in general I wished the both of them would just go away."
"The power to value and reward work has been largely usurped from the employer by the government of Ontario and other provinces under a raft of pay equity rules."