Verb(1) substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected(2) take the place or move into the position of(3) put something back where it belongs(4) put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
(1) In an ideal world, you should have enough cover to replace a breadwinner's entire income if s/he dies.(2) The problem with this new structure is that it does not replace or provide the kind of skills in sufficient quantity now needed in the new business environment.(3) A fall in the dollar from its pedestal with no substitute to replace it would be the very disturbing outlook suggested by an interpretation of the current trends.(4) This is required to replace older medicines that will eventually face competition from generic substitutes.(5) Much of the trade sought to replace imports with local substitutes of acceptable quality but lower cost.(6) With land devalued, those needing wealth seek substitute assets to replace land in their portfolios.(7) Oskar learned then that no substitute could replace his drum.(8) The play is a kind of reversal of The Taming of the Shrew, where the man-hater Kate is replaced with a woman-hater Cavaliere.(9) Other critics argue that the proposal would increase costs for the state because the services provided by volunteer board members would have to be replaced by highly paid consultants.(10) The man-made leg replacing the leg Ahab lost after fighting Moby Dick.(11) One of the charter boats had to be replaced at the last minute because of a broken bilge pump.(12) In lieu of fat substitutes or fat replacers , manufacturers now are trying to use less milk fat while using a ├ö├ç├┐more functional├ö├ç├û milk protein to improve texture, mouthfeel and smoothness.(13) Quite apart from the endless round of operational tours, soldiers have currently to provide cover for striking firemen, who are said to be paid more than the soldiers replacing them.(14) Men and women lounge in striped deck chairs only to be replaced by distraught, fighting figures illuminated in flashing lights.(15) Many would prefer the word ├ö├ç├┐knowledge├ö├ç├û here to be replaced by ├ö├ç├┐understanding├ö├ç├û.(16) In China perhaps nationalism plays its most important role in replacing other elements in the official ideology that are having to be jettisoned to accommodate the effects of economic reform.
(1) replace by :: vervang deur
1. put back ::
2. take the place of ::
neem die plek van
3. substitute ::
4. supercede ::
Different Formsreplace, replaceable, replaced, replacement, replacements, replaces, replacing
Word Example from TV Shows
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I'm a fan of anything that tries
to REPLACE actual human contact.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 10
You can't just REPLACE someone you care
about with some other random person.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 2
...and you're trying to REPLACE her
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3
I need men to
REPLACE the Karstarks who marched home.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5
fierce competition to
REPLACE him as Jarl.
Vikings Season 1, Episode 9
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