Displacement

Displacement
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Displacement->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ displacement
displacement
elocation
transposition
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ejectment
ejectment
&c. 297
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exile
exile
&c.(banishment) 893
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ removal
removal
&c.(transference) 270
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ misplacement
misplacement
dislocation
&c. 61
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fish out of water
fish out of water
PARAG:Displacement->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ displace
displace
displant
dislodge
disestablish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ exile
exile
&c.(seclude) 893
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ablegate
ablegate
set aside
remove
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take away
take away
cart away
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take off
take off
draft off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lade
lade
&c. 184
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ unload
unload
empty
&c.(eject) 297
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ transfer
transfer
&c. 270
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dispel
dispel
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ vacate
vacate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ depart
depart
&c. 293
PARAG:Displacement->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ displaced
displaced
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unplaced
unplaced
unhoused
unharbored
unestablished
unsettled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ houseless
houseless
homeless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of place
out of place
out of a situation
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ misplaced
misplaced
out of its element

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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