As verbs the difference between supersede and preempt
is that supersede
is set (something) aside while preempt
As a noun supersede
is (internet) an updated newsgroup post that supersedes an earlier version.
Set (something) aside.
Take the place of.
Displace in favour of another.
- No one could supersede his sister.
- Modern US culture has superseded the native forms.
(term) is the only English word ending in (term). Similar words include four ending in (term), and several ending in (term) (apart from seed). Because of this, supercede is a common misspelling of this word.
* (take the place of) replace, supplant, usurp
* supercede and superseed (common misspellings)
(Internet) An updated newsgroup post that supersedes an earlier version.
- Rogue cancels and supersedes are being issued on a large scale against posters.
to appropriate something (before someone else does)
to displace something, or take precedence over something
(bridge) to make a preemptive bid at bridge