Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove anything from where it has been planted or placed; to drive one from one's home.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To remove (what is planted or fixed); to unsettle and take away; to displace; to root out.
  • transitive v. To strip of what is planted or settled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pluck up; dislodge from a state of being planted, settled, or fixed.
  • To strip of what is planted, settled, or established: as, to displant a country of inhabitants.

Etymologies

dis- +‎ plant (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And because, said he, they would the better displant me, if they cannot lay hands on me, they have gotten a nephew of mine called Eparacano, whom they have christened Don Juan, and his son Don Pedro, whom they have also apparelled and armed, by whom they seek to make a party against me in mine own country.

    The Discovery of Guiana. Paras. 50-102

  • _And because_, said he, _they would the better displant me, if they cannot lay hands on me, they have gotten a nephew of mine called

    The Discovery of Guiana

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