The correct answer is take the place of.
A. take the place of
B. be victorious
C. assume a high position
The correct answer is (A) To take the place of; to replace in authority, position, power, office, effectiveness, acceptance, use, etc., by someone or something. To set as obsolete, useless, or void, usually in favor of something else.
Supersede comes from Latin supersedere (to sit over).
Examples of use:
- Arthur superseded Bill as president.
- Three written reports have superseded the written examination.