Definitions of displace:
- verb: move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
- verb: force to move
Example: "The refugees were displaced by the war"
- verb: take the place of
- verb: put out of its usual place, position, or relationship
Example: "The colonists displaced the natives"
- verb: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
- verb: cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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