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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.