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Synonyms for substitution
sub·sti·tu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    reversal, refilling, replacing, exchange, commutation, renewal, switch, replenishment, surrogate, heterotaxy, successor, switching, shift, replacement, alternate, permutation, electrical switch, transposition, substitute, electric switch

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    switch, rally, commutation, exchange, replacement, telephone exchange, transposition, commuting, central, re-sentencing, permutation, interchange

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. substitutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    exchange, COMMUTATION

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. substitutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    exchange, commutation

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How to use substitution in a sentence?

  1. Peter F. Drucker, People and Performance:

    Management" means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folklore and superstition, and of cooperation for force. . .

  2. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    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.

  3. Charles Lichfield:

    The way they dealt with it in 2014/15, the way they'll deal with it now, is just to take inflation on the chin, enact substitution policies, and use the oil revenue to keep public spending going.

  4. Barbara Bellis:

    It is clear... that the plaintiffs here simply want and are entitled to the deposition of Mr. Alex Jones and that Alex Jones has continued to attempt to deliberately disregard the court's orders and attempts to manipulate the court process, while paying the fees and court's costs will reimburse the plaintiffs for costs incurred in attempting to procure Mr. Jones' deposition, it is not a substitution for his testimony.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.


Translations for substitution

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  • Substituierung, Substitution, ErsatzGerman
  • υποκατάστασηGreek
  • جایگزینیPersian
  • substituutio, tuuraus, sijaisuus, korvautuminen, korvaaminenFinnish
  • remplacement, réaction de substitutionFrench
  • malartaíochtIrish
  • sostituzioneItalian
  • 代入, 置換Japanese
  • penggantian, substitusi, penukargantianMalay
  • замена, подстановкаRussian

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