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  1. stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-inverb

    someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

    "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"

    Synonyms:
    backup man, rest period, second-stringer, stand-in, respite, support, accompaniment, ease, backup, rest, succour, allayer, assuagement, relief pitcher, musical accompaniment, rilievo, easing, replacement, reserve, easement, reliever, relief, alleviation, fill-in, succor, comforter, substitute, relievo, moderation, computer backup, ministration, sculptural relief, embossment, championship, backing, patronage, fireman

  2. substitute, sub, stand in, fill inverb

    be a substitute

    "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"

    Synonyms:
    make out, fill in, sub, exchange, shade, fill out, step in, deputise, complete, replace, deputize, interchange, substitute

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How to use stand in in a sentence?

  1. Issandr El Amrani:

    The political guys who stand in as proxies cannot negotiate for them at the end of the day.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Our journey as a family — yes, including my own difficulties with my marriage — have made us unbreakable. It isn't, of course, that we don't suffer. We do. The point is that we don't give up, no matter how much we suffer, so, you ask me, whether my father might not run for President because of reports about me in the news. What you fail to realize, in asking such a question, is that my father has always been proud of me — whether when I was volunteering for the Jesuits, or working as a lawyer. And he remains proud of me today. He loves me. And he loves the American people far too much to let any form of adversity stand in the way of service.

  3. Lyanna Mormont:

    Even the episodes I have seen, there have been some parts where Mum and Dad just stand in front of me to block me seeing anything too gruesome on screen, i was allowed to see myself being killed last Sunday and Ive watched a bit of season seven.

  4. Suranga Chandratillake:

    The city is the most genetically diverse in the world, almost all citizens use the same health system and there are a variety of tech projects, both government-funded within the NHS [ National Health Service ] and privately-funded startups, that have grown rapidly against this backdrop and stand in a very strong position.

  5. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    I'm opposed to the Keystone pipeline, the people all have a right to hear where we stand in debates, and it's easy not to take a position if the party limits the number of debates.

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Translations for stand in

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  • sein, Lichtdouble, haben, Ersatz, Springer, übernehmen, Double, SpringerinGerman
  • dublör, çalışmak, vekil, almakTurkish

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