Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
"He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
supplant, replace, supersede, supervene upon, supercedeverb
take the place or move into the position of
"Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
replace, put backverb
put something back where it belongs
"replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"
substitute, replace, interchange, exchangeverb
put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
"the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
change, fill in, interchange, step in, supervene upon, supercede, tack, alternate, deputize, commute, switch over, exchange, flip, supplant, transpose, stand in, put back, convert, switch, supersede, flip-flop, deputise, counterchange, substitute, sub
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How to use replace in a sentence?
We have paid a very high price for what we are going through. But the hope is that we learn from it and that we are the better for it, we don't want to go through all of this and replace what was there before.
You do not destroy an idea by killing people you replace it with a better one.
To my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, please replace President Trump’s name with your own name in a small sample of things Mr. Strzok has said, envision how you would feel if you found out that the chief agent investigating you as a Member of Congress was making these comments: 'F Trump,' 'Trump is a disaster,' 'Just went to a southern Virginia Walmart. I could SMELL the Trump support' – or, perhaps most alarmingly and revealingly, 'We’ll stop it' – referring directly to Mr. Trump’s candidacy for President.
You can replace everything, except for your lives.
You cannot overstate the importance of having a Joni Scotter in every county, if not as many precincts as you can find somebody. The Joni Scotters of the world are the lifeblood of the Iowa caucus organization. Iowa is special because you can't simply come here, purchase a bunch of TV ads, and expect that to help you win alone. Now certainly, that's a part, but there's nothing that can replace organization. Anybody in this state will tell you if you have the choice between TV ads only or organization only, they would take organization without question. There is no way to measure the value of a solid organization working in Iowa's 99 counties.
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- بدل, استبدلArabic
- reemplaçarCatalan, Valencian
- sostituire, riporre, rimpiazzareItalian
- avløyse, erstatta, erstatteNorwegian Nynorsk
- avløyse, erstatte, avløseNorwegian
- înlocui, substituiRomanian
- замещать, заменять, заместить, заменитьRussian
- byta mot, ersätta, byta ut, bytaSwedish
- thay thếVietnamese
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