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Synonyms for lieu

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Princeton's WordNet3.9 / 7 votes

  1. stead, position, place, lieunoun

    the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

    "can you go in my stead?"; "took his place"; "in lieu of"

    stance, billet, berth, seat, place, spot, perspective, locating, plaza, station, view, post, property, space, topographic point, shoes, location, position, spatial relation, status, positioning, blank space, posture, military position, attitude, placement, home, emplacement, stead, situation, side, piazza, office

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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. lieunoun

    [Fr.] place, room, stead

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  1. Paul Vitrano:

    They’re not transportation vehicles and shouldn’t be used in lieu of a motor vehicle.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    We certainly welcome the director to come back, but not in lieu of a public hearing.

  3. Fernando Benitez:

    We believe authorities are using the deportation -- which is an executive prerogative here in Mexico, whereby the executive branch can deport any foreigner without cause and without a trial whenever they see fit -- and they're using that in lieu of an extradition, to the extent of our knowledge, he has committed no crime at all in Mexico.

  4. Elaine Fydrych:

    In lieu of flowers.

  5. Cassie Kreitner:

    I’ve always loved hot sauce, but over the past few years I’ve started using it in lieu of salad dressing, since it’s a lot lower in calories but adds a ton of flavor, i keep a bunch at my desk and sometimes in my purse.

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