displace /dɪsˈpleɪs /
▸ verb [with object] take over the place, position, or role of:
he believes that books may be displaced by the electronic word.
▪ move (something) from its proper or usual position:
he seems to have displaced some vertebrae.
▪ force (someone) to leave their home, typically because of war, persecution, or natural disaster:
thousands of people have been displaced by the civil war.
▪ remove (someone) from a job or position of authority:
his aides were discredited and displaced.
displacer noun
– ORIGIN mid 16th century : from Old French desplacer.