KJV Dictionary Definition: supplant


SUPPLANT', v.t. L. supplanto; sub and planta, the bottom of the foot. To trip up the heels.

Supplanted down he fell.

1. To remove or displace by stratagem; or to displace and take the place of; as, a rival supplants another in the affections of his mistress, or in the favor of his prince.

Suspecting that the courtier had supplanted the friend.

2. To overthrow; to undermine.


SUPPLANTA'TION, n. The act of supplanting.


SUPPLANT'ED, pp. Tripped up; displaced.


SUPPLANT'ER, n. One that supplants.


SUPPLANT'ING, ppr. Tripping up the heels; displacing by artifice.