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Synonyms for surrogate
ˈsɜr əˌgeɪt, -gɪt, ˈsʌr-; -ˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deputy, surrogate(noun)

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

    faineance, groundlessness, idleness, idling, loafing

  2. surrogate, alternate, replacement(noun)

    someone who takes the place of another person

    lead, hint, wind instrument, winding, twist, current of air, tip, nullity, breaking wind, nothingness, wind, farting, flatus, nihility, malarky, jazz, air current, confidential information, void, steer, malarkey, fart, idle words

  3. foster, surrogate(adj)

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

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

    locally, topically


  1. surrogate(verb)

    subrogate, replace, foster, substitute, deputize

  2. surrogate(adjective)

    Of, concerning, relating to or acting as a substitute.

    deputize, subrogate, replace, substitute, foster

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  1. John Hulsizer:

    It’s not the kind of vehicle Mr. Trump would ride through Iowa in, and these folks know that, but the Trump bus is now acting as a surrogate for Mr. Trump. It’s amazing to see 100 or 150 people come out.

  2. Tamar Krishnamurti:

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

  3. Ryan Demmer:

    The oral microbiome is central. My core hypothesis is that bacteria in the mouth that cause periodontal disease, are also a cause of systemic outcomes( cardiovascular disease, dementia etc.), we use periodontal measures in many of our studies because they are a surrogate marker of chronic exposure to adverse oral bacteria.

  4. Trent Franks:

    The allegations and repercussions are coming at a rapid clip, as the post-Weinstein reckoning rips through Congress. On Thursday, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken said Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken was stepping down after multiple women accused Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken of sexual misconduct. In Franken’s case, three-dozen members of Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken own party demanded Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken leave. Later that night, Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks would resign, reportedly following a backlash for asking two female staffers to be a surrogate to bear Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks child. Rep. Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks resignation after it came to light Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks discussed surrogacy with two subordinates I deeply regret that my discussion of this option and process in the workplace caused distress.

  5. Bert Jacobs:

    We use surrogate live attenuated vaccines, where we put parts of SARS-CoV-2 into vaccinia virus [which guards against smallpox], and this can be done initially within a month.

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  • suplent, substitutCatalan, Valencian
  • Substitut, Stellvertreter, Stellvertreterin, Ersatz-, ErsatzGerman
  • sustituto, subrogarSpanish
  • جای‌گزینPersian
  • substitute, suppléant, suppléante, substitut, remplaçant, personne de substitution, remplaçanteFrench
  • surrogatoItalian
  • תַחֲלִיףHebrew
  • vervanger, plaatsvervanger, surrogaatDutch
  • ตัวแทนThai
  • yedek, vekilTurkish

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