Meaning of “displace” - Learner’s Dictionary

displace

verb [ T ] uk us /dɪˈspleɪs/
TAKE THE PLACE OF

to take the place of someone or something:

Many of these workers will be displaced by modern technology.
MOVE

to make someone or something leave their usual place or position:

The earthquake displaced thousands of people.
displacement noun [ U ]

(Definition of “displace” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)