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Synonyms for stand-in

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  1. stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in(verb)

    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, 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 in(verb)

    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, stand in, complete, replace, deputize, interchange, substitute

How to pronounce stand-in?

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How to say stand-in in sign language?

  1. standin

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How to use stand-in in a sentence?

  1. Michael Flynn:

    [Gabbard] has taken a very courageous stand in a party that just refuses to face reality.

  2. Awakening Beaconing:

    Bootlickers are ready to stand in a row without shame to bow before him on his arrival and share the stage or podium to extract some undue business favour from him.

  3. Kevin Bell:

    As our climate spins out of control, bureaucrats eager to please the Trump administration have worked feverishly to destroy the reputations of climate scientists who stand in its way.

  4. Headmaster Euler:

    This is an opportunity for us to defend our faith as a school, and I think more and more as followers of Christ, we’ve got to stand in the gap and defend biblical principles.

  5. Benedikt Komarek:

    We try to optimize processes throughout the entire building, business guests are used to traveling a lot -- they know how to check-in for their flight or how to choose their seat in the airplane and they are looking for this fast service as well in their accommodation. They don't want to stand in line or wait until it's their turn.


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