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Synonyms for understudy
ˈʌn dərˌstʌd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. understudy, standby(verb)

    an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

    Synonyms:
    standby

  2. understudy, alternate(verb)

    be an understudy or alternate for a role

    Synonyms:
    switch, alternate, take turns, flip, tack, flip-flop, jump, interchange

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    liner, lining, decoy, stuntman, stunt

How to pronounce understudy?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say understudy in sign language?

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How to use understudy in a sentence?

  1. Louise Sattler:

    Life is not a dress rehearsal - nor do you have an understudy.

  2. David Axelrod:

    There may be a seductive belief that by naming a running mate, you can magically erase political deficits, but at the end of the day, voters select the person on the top of the ticket, not the understudy.


Translations for understudy

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  • EinspringerGerman
  • suplente, suplantarSpanish
  • varanäyttelijäFinnish
  • doubler, doublure, en cours d'étudeFrench
  • կրկնորդիչ, կրկնորդել, փոխարինել, փոխարինողArmenian
  • doppio, sostituireItalian
  • [[учить, дубли́ровать, дублёр, заменя́ть, замеща́тьRussian
  • سمجھوUrdu

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