30/5/17 The Meaning of Supersede
Do you know this verb? Now you will.
Supersede means to take the place of. It may be the most misspelled word in legal writing: it appears as *supercede in almost a thousand federal-court opinions. It derives from the Latin sedeo (sit), not cedo (yield).
Supersession is the noun.
It is very frequently used in the Entire Agreement contract clause:
This Agreement represents the entire understanding between the parties hereto