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Superceed vs. Supersede — What's the Difference?

By Tayyaba Rehman — Updated on August 24, 2023
"Superceed" is an incorrect spelling. "Supersede" is the correct form, denoting the act of replacing or taking the place of another.

Difference Between Superceed and Supersede

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Which is correct: Superceed or Supersede

How to spell Supersede?

Superceed

Incorrect Spelling

Supersede

Correct Spelling

Key Differences

Remember that "supersede" contains "sede," which is akin to "cede" meaning to yield or give way.
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"Supersede" has "super-" as in superior, indicating something taking precedence.
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"ceed" is incorrect here, even though it appears in words like "proceed" or "exceed."
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Associate "supersede" with "superior edition," which means a better version that replaces another.
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Think of “replace” to remember “supersede” – both have an “s” and an “e” following.
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Compare with Definitions

Superceed

Superceed is an incorrect spelling of Supersede.
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Supersede

To displace in favor of another.
The recent law will supersede all previous regulations.
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Supersede

To set aside or cause to be set aside as void or useless.
Her new statement may supersede her previous one.
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Supersede

To replace in power, authority, or relevance.
The new software will supersede the older version.
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Supersede

To replace something, especially something older or outdated.
The director's new instructions supersede the initial guidelines.
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Supersede

Take the place of (a person or thing previously in authority or use); supplant
The older models of car have now been superseded
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Supersede

To take the place of; replace or supplant
"[Dean] Acheson's conversion, that military force should supersede diplomatic response as the core of U.S. foreign policy, would reverberate across generations" (James Carroll).
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Supersede

To take the place of (a person), as in an office or position; succeed.
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Supersede

(transitive) To take the place of.
Those older products have been superseded by our new range.
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Supersede

(transitive) To displace in favour of itself.
Modern US culture has superseded the native forms.
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Supersede

(Internet) An updated newsgroup post that supersedes an earlier version.
Rogue cancels and supersedes are being issued on a large scale against posters.
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Supersede

To come, or be placed, in the room of; to replace.
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Supersede

To displace, or set aside, and put another in place of; as, to supersede an officer.
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Supersede

To make void, inefficacious, or useless, by superior power, or by coming in the place of; to set aside; to render unnecessary; to suspend; to stay.
Nothing is supposed that can supersede the known laws of natural motion.
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Supersede

To omit; to forbear.
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Supersede

Take the place or move into the position of;
Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
The computer has supplanted the slide rule
Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school
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Supersede

To take the place of because of superior quality or suitability.
Digital downloads have largely superseded physical CDs.
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Common Curiosities

What is the pronunciation of Supersede?

/ˌsuːpərˈsiːd/
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What is the root word of Supersede?

The Latin word "sedēre" (to sit).
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Why is it called Supersede?

The term derives from the Latin "super-" (over) and "sedēre" (to sit), implying to sit above or take the place of.
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Which vowel is used before Supersede?

"A" as in "a superseding order."
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Which article is used with Supersede?

Either "a" or "the," based on context.
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What is the verb form of Supersede?

"Supersede" itself is a verb.
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Which conjunction is used with Supersede?

Any conjunction can be used depending on context.
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Is Supersede a noun or adjective?

Verb.
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What is the singular form of Supersede?

"Supersede."
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What is the plural form of Supersede?

"Supersedes."
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Is Supersede a vowel or consonant?

"Supersede" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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Is the word “Supersede” a Direct object or an Indirect object?

It can be the verb with a direct object, e.g., "This law supersedes the previous one."
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Which preposition is used with Supersede?

"By," as in "superseded by a new version."
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Is the word Supersede is Gerund?

The gerund form of "supersede" is "superseding."
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What is the first form of Supersede?

"Supersede."
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Is the Supersede term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used metaphorically.
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How many syllables are in Supersede?

Three syllables.
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How do we divide Supersede into syllables?

Su-per-sede.
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What is another term for Supersede?

Replace or overrule.
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Which determiner is used with Supersede?

Determiners like "this" or "that" can be used based on context.
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Is Supersede an adverb?

No.
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Is Supersede a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
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Is Supersede a countable noun?

"Supersede" is a verb, not a noun.
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Is the word Supersede is imperative?

It can be used in the imperative form, as in "Supersede the old document!"
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What is a stressed syllable in Supersede?

The last syllable, "sede."
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What is the opposite of Supersede?

There isn't a direct opposite, but "precede" can be used in terms of sequence.
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Is Supersede an abstract noun?

No, it's a verb.
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Is Supersede a collective noun?

No.
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What part of speech is Supersede?

Verb.
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What is the second form of Supersede?

"Superseded."
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What is the third form of Supersede?

"Superseded."
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How is Supersede used in a sentence?

"Smartphones have largely superseded traditional cell phones in recent years."
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