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  • v. Common misspelling of supersede.

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  • v. take the place or move into the position of


From Middle English superceden, from Middle French superceder, from Latin supersedere: super- ("over-") + sedere ("to sit"). (Wiktionary)



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  • Usually I ain't a pedant, but I guess about supersede I am! :-)

    January 3, 2007

  • Both forms are in the dictionary, supercede and supersede, same definition.

    January 3, 2007

  • I think you mean supersede, no? From Latin super (over) and sedere (to sit).

    December 31, 2006