Preempt vs Supercede - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between preempt and supercede
is that preempt
is (nonstandard) while supercede
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
to appropriate something (before someone else does)
to displace something, or take precedence over something
(bridge) to make a preemptive bid at bridge
* 1491 , Acta Dom. Conc. :
* 1857 , The American Law Register — On the Doctrine of Uses as an Element of our Law of Conveyances , Vol. 6, ? 2/3:
- He sall supercede þe payment of þe said vc frankis.
* 2000 , Juliet Floyd & Hilary Putnam, The Journal of Philosophy — A Note on Wittgenstein’s “Notorious Paragraph” about the Godel Theorem , Vol. 97, ? 11:
- To it a new species of conveyancing owes its origin, which dispenses with livery of seisin, and almost entirely supercedes , in practice, the employment of common law deeds.
* 2002 , Amy Kapczynski, The Yale Law Journal — Queer Brinksmanship: Citizenship and the Solomon Wars , Vol. 112, ? 3:
- They saw themselves as providing a freestanding “ideal language” or “concept-language,” what W. V. Quine has called a first-grade conceptual scheme, which in some sense supercedes ordinary language.
- The DoD may contend that the consolidated Solomon Amendment, passed in 1999, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 § 549, supercedes the regulations.
* The form (term) is commonly considered a misspelling of supersede, since it results from confusion between Latin , but the ‘c’ spelling began to be used in Middle French, appeared in [[w:English language, English] as early as the 1400s, and is still sometimes found. The fact that supersede is the only English word ending in (term), while several end in (term), also encourages confusion.
* Most dictionaries do not include this spelling; a few list it as a variant, sometimes identified as a misspelling.
[“ ] A search of general dictionaries at [http://www.onelook.com/ Onelook All Dictionaries finds 4 instances of "supercede" excluding this one (with one flagged as misspelling), and 24 of "supersede".
supercede]” in the Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary .