SUPERSEDE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUPERSEDE
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 v.  be placed in or take the room of; replace; make obsolete; make void or useless by superior power
Classic Sentence:
1  Levin could not make out why the opposition was to ask the marshal to stand whom they wanted to supersede.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 27
2  He grazed his cattle on these slopes, and he learned to dig for tin when the bronze sword began to supersede the stone axe.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
3  He hustled on his overcoat, and bustled about in a way that showed that an energetic fit had superseded the apathetic one.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
4  Hogben's Folly was still eminent; the very flat, field-parcelled land had changed only in this--the tractor had to some extent superseded the plough.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 4
5  This obscure, obsolete, superseded country figures in Domesday.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
6  It was almost as if the other face, the face of the superseded woman, had obliterated that of the intruder.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In V
7  Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  The new bulk mailing postal regulation will supersede the old one. If you continue to follow the old regulation, your bulk mailing will be returned to you.
2  Motorways have largely superseded ordinary roads for long-distance travel.
3  He was superseded by a young girl for the post.
4  The theory has been superseded by more recent research.
5  General Anderson, who is in feeble health, has been superseded in command of the Federal forces in Kentucky by General Sherman.