Pronunciation: (dis-plās'),[key] —v.t.,-placed, -plac•ing. 1. to compel (a person or persons) to leave home, country, etc.
2. to move or put out of the usual or proper place.
3. to take the place of; replace; supplant: Fiction displaces fact. 4. to remove from a position, office, or dignity.
5. Obs.to rid oneself of.