Synonyms of usurp in English:

usurp


See definition of usurp

verb

1‘Richard usurped the throne’

SYNONYMS

seize, take over, expropriate, take possession of, take, appropriate, steal, wrest, arrogate, commandeer, annex, assume, lay claim to

2‘the Hanoverian dynasty had usurped the Stuarts’

SYNONYMS

oust, overthrow, remove, topple, unseat, depose, dethrone, eject, dispel

succeed, come after, step into the shoes of, supplant, replace

informal fill someone's boots, crowd out, defenestrate

archaic deprive