Synonyms: supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace
Definition: take the place or move into the position of
Usage: 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
Similar words: succeed, come after, follow
Definition: be the successor (of)
Usage: Carter followed Ford; Will Charles succeed to the throne?