verb (used with object), superseded, superseding.
to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, acceptance, use, etc., as by another person or thing.
to set aside or cause to be set aside as void, useless, or obsolete, usually in favor of something mentioned; make obsolete:
They superseded the old statute with a new one.
to succeed to the position, function, office, etc., of; supplant.
to take the place of (something old-fashioned or less appropriate); supplant
to replace in function, office, etc; succeed
to discard or set aside or cause to be set aside as obsolete or inferior
noun 1. supersession.
[soo-per-seen-yawr-i-tee, -yor-] /ˌsu pər sinˈyɔr ɪ ti, -ˈyɒr-/ noun 1. seniority that is granted or held without regard to age or service.
[soo-per-sen-suh-buh l] /ˌsu pərˈsɛn sə bəl/ adjective 1. being above or beyond perception by the senses; beyond the reach of the senses. supersensible /ˌsuːpəˈsɛnsɪbəl/ adjective 1. imperceptible to or beyond reach of the senses
[soo-per-sen-si-tiv] /ˌsu pərˈsɛn sɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. extremely or excessively sensitive; hypersensitive: a supersensitive smoke detector. 2. Electricity. of or relating to relays that operate on very small currents, below about 250 microamperes. 3. hypersensitive (def 2).