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Synonyms for surrogate
ˈsɜr əˌgeɪt, -gɪt, ˈsʌr-; -ˌgeɪtsur·ro·gate

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  1. surrogateverb

    Synonyms:
    replace, foster, substitute, deputize, subrogate

  2. surrogatenoun

    A substitute (usually of a person, position or role).

    Synonyms:
    foster, substitute, replace, subrogate, deputize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surrogate, alternate, replacementnoun

    someone who takes the place of another person

    Synonyms:
    switch, substitute, renewal, substitution, successor, transposition, refilling, replenishment, replacement, alternate, permutation, replacing, deputy

    Antonyms:
    biological

  2. deputy, surrogateadjective

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

    Synonyms:
    lieutenant, replacement, deputy, deputy sheriff, alternate

    Antonyms:
    biological

  3. foster, surrogateadjective

    providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties

    "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"

    Synonyms:
    foster

    Antonyms:
    biological

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How to use surrogate in a sentence?

  1. Tamar Krishnamurti:

    For example, cholesterol can be a surrogate outcome for measuring the effectiveness of a drug to treat heart disease.

  2. Jennifer Maddox:

    We were able to step in, like being a surrogate parent, we were there on-site for them so the kids didn't have to travel far. They were familiar with us. It was a win-win for everybody.

  3. Robert Blecker:

    She needs to have them look at him not as this one-dimensional monster, but as a multi-dimensional human being who had a difficult childhood with divorcing parents from another country whose brother became a surrogate father.

  4. Erick Erickson:

    I think Mike PenceVice is doing what Mike PenceVice can : saying the right things, defining Mike PenceVice as Mike PenceVice and not as Trump's surrogate, and helping others, but Mike PenceVice's kind of like a jet trying to land with a storm over the airport. Mike PenceVice's in a holding pattern until Donald Trump decides.

  5. Manigault Newman:

    This story suggests that as a reporter, you are( or were) a paid Hillary Clinton surrogate. I pray this is not true ! This could be hurtful to your legacy and the integrity of your work.


Translations for surrogate

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  • suplent, substitutCatalan, Valencian
  • Ersatz, Substitut, Ersatz-, Stellvertreter, StellvertreterinGerman
  • subrogar, sustitutoSpanish
  • جای‌گزینPersian
  • substitute, remplaçante, personne de substitution, remplaçant, substitut, suppléante, suppléantFrench
  • surrogatoItalian
  • תַחֲלִיףHebrew
  • plaatsvervanger, vervanger, surrogaatDutch
  • ตัวแทนThai
  • vekil, yedekTurkish

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