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, supercede(verb)
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 back(verb)
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, exchange(verb)
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?
The new signs will replace the old ones when they need replacement due to wear and tear, this may take some time.
Tomorrow you will head to the polls and vote to replace a liberal Democrat who has sold you out, John Bel Edwards, with a great Republican governor.
If they decide not to bring the Neo into play, we will buy more of the current A380, as the first batch comes up to retirement we will want to replace those with more 380s ... If you replace over time it's a continuum of orders.
In my view the recommendation made by the authors to replace whole eggs with egg whites/substitutes is not supported by the entirety of evidence available.
Nothing can quite replace the direct human interaction of a person speaking to another person, looking at their passport and asking questions.
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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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