take the place of; put sth/sb else in the place of
put out of the right or usual position
"the refugees were displaced by the war"
"live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"
"discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
"The boss fired his secretary today"
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"
"Move those boxes into the corner, please"
"I'm moving my money to another bank"
"The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
She displaced Midge from the sofa, settled Gerda there.
出自： A. Christie
The notion of helping a child has..displaced that of teaching him.
出自： J. Barzun