Synonyms for substitution
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substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switchnoun
an event in which one thing is substituted for another
"the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
reversal, refilling, replacing, exchange, commutation, renewal, switch, replenishment, surrogate, heterotaxy, successor, switching, shift, replacement, alternate, permutation, electrical switch, transposition, substitute, electric switch
substitution, exchange, commutationnoun
the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
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What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real.
That's misguided, the type of imports that we bring in from China and the scale of the imports... make substitution, at least immediate substitution, nearly impossible.
It is like a moral substitution because (those things) are still on your to-do list.
There is no substitution for brand and scale.
Perpetually restless, Thomas Wolfe was “without a home — a vagabond since [he] was seven” and seeking out where he belonged physically (i.e. in Asheville, his home or Harvard) as well as intellectually. This concept that he was indeed without a father led him to gain greater understanding, eventually realizing that his search for a patriarch was not merely a “father in the flesh,” but a substitution for God, a guiding light, and an alluring source of inspiration.
Translations for substitution
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- Substituierung, Substitution, ErsatzGerman
- substituutio, tuuraus, sijaisuus, korvautuminen, korvaaminenFinnish
- remplacement, réaction de substitutionFrench
- 代入, 置換Japanese
- penggantian, substitusi, penukargantianMalay
- замена, подстановкаRussian
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