Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The replacement of one thing by another.
  • noun The act of superseding, or setting aside; supersedure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of superseding, or the state of being superseded; supersedure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of superseding; the fact of having been superseded.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun act of replacing one person or thing by another especially one held to be superior

Etymologies

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From Latin supersessio, from supersedēre ("to supersede").

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