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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·place /(ˌ)dɪsˈples/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·place /(ˈ)dɪsˈples/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 置換; 取代

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·place v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displaced p. pr. & vb. n. Displacing.]
 1. To change the place of; to remove from the usual or proper place; to put out of place; to place in another situation; as, the books in the library are all displaced.
 2. To crowd out; to take the place of.
    Holland displaced Portugal as the mistress of those seas.   --London Times.
 3. To remove from a state, office, dignity, or employment; to discharge; to depose; as, to displace an officer of the revenue.
 4. To dislodge; to drive away; to banish. [Obs.]
    You have displaced the mirth.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To disarrange; derange; dismiss; discard.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: take the place of
      2: force to move; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
         [syn: force out]
      3: move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and
         foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people" [syn:
         uproot, deracinate]
      4: cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense;
         "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my
         money to another bank"; "The director moved more
         responsibilities onto his new assistant" [syn: move]
      5: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously
         occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into
         her office space" [syn: dislodge, bump]
      6: put out of its usual place, position, or relationship; "The
         colonists displaced the natives" [syn: dislocate]