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Synonyms for replace
rɪˈpleɪsre·place

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. replace

    Synonyms:
    restore, supply, substitute, reinstate, rearrange, re-establish

    Antonyms:
    move, abstract, withdraw, remove, damage, deprive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. replaceverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    supervene upon, exchange, supercede, put back, supersede, supplant, interchange, substitute

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    supervene upon, supercede, exchange, put back, supersede, supplant, interchange, substitute

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    supervene upon, exchange, supercede, set back, put back, knock back, supersede, supplant, interchange, substitute

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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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Editors Contribution

  1. substituteverb

    take the place of

    let's replace the star player.

    Submitted by truettt on September 21, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. replaceverb

    Synonyms:
    reinstate, re-establish, put back

  2. replaceverb

    Synonyms:
    refund, repay, restore, pay back

  3. replaceverb

    Synonyms:
    take the place of, supply the want of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. replaceverb

    Synonyms:
    restore, refund, repay

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How to use replace in a sentence?

  1. Hubert H. Humphrey:

    The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.

  2. America President Scott Keogh:

    We are in essence going to replace our entire portfolio.

  3. The Museum director:

    Nothing will replace witnessing the place in its authentic state, because this isn’t just about seeing and listening. This is about looking around, in your own steps, touching, experiencing different perspectives, understanding.

  4. Frode Alfheim:

    Every responsible government, on the left or on the right, will need to balance the budget and they will have to rely on revenues from oil and gas, those revenues are not possible to replace from other sources. Much of the welfare state comes from this industry.

  5. Nina Smith:

    Petes Douglass Plan, which was developed with black leaders and activists, would make unprecedented investments in entrepreneurship, education, homeownership, healthand justice, pete knows it is not enough to simply replace racist policies with neutral ones; he is campaigning on the need to make intentionally anti-racist investments. Pete also knows it is not enough to simply beat Donald Trump; we need to elect someone who will pick up the pieces and bring this nation back together. The contrast will be very clear when Pete stands across from Donald Trump on the debate stage next fall.


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