1. Cause to move, usually with force or pressure (synset 202017423)
    "the refugees were displaced by the war"
  2. Take the place of or have precedence over (synset 202411141)
    "live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"; "discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
  3. Terminate the employment of;
    Discharge from an office or position (synset 202407967)
    "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
  4. Cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (synset 201854282)
    "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

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