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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Supersede  \Su`per*sede"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Superseded};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Superseding}.]  [L.  supersedere,  supersessum  to 
  sit  above,  be  superior  to  forbear,  omit;  super  above  + 
  sedere  to  sit:  cf  F.  supers['e]der.  See  {Sit},  and  cf 
  {Surcease}.] 
  1.  To  come  or  be  placed,  in  the  room  of  to  replace. 
 
  2.  To  displace,  or  set  aside,  and  put  another  in  place  of 
  as  to  supersede  an  officer. 
 
  3.  To  make  void,  inefficacious,  or  useless,  by  superior 
  power,  or  by  coming  in  the  place  of  to  set  aside;  to 
  render  unnecessary;  to  suspend;  to  stay. 
 
  Nothing  is  supposed  that  can  supersede  the  known 
  laws  of  natural  motion.  --Bentley. 
 
  4.  (Old  Law)  To  omit;  to  forbear. 




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