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    supersede - Dictionary definition and meaning for word supersede

    Definition
    (verb) take the place or move into the position of
    Example Sentence
    • Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
    • the computer has supplanted the slide rule
    • Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for supersede

when a SUPER new thing arrives, we REPLACE /SET ASIDE the old thing because it is OBSOLETE..

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super (Latin) = over sedere (Latin) = sit (as in sedentary, sediment etc.,) So, something that sits over another makes the latter obsolete.

A seed is eventually "replaced" with a SUPER-seed, because that's better

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