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Synonyms for understudy
ˈʌn dərˌstʌd iun·der·study

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Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 3 votes

  1. understudy, standbyverb

    an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

    Synonyms:
    standby

  2. understudy, alternateverb

    be an understudy or alternate for a role

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "understudy":

    liner, lining, decoy, stuntman, stunt

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#1861jump
#5125alternate
#7356flip
#10381lining
#10800liner
#12778interchange
#13927standby
#15194tack
#18956stunt
#38850decoy
#92118stuntman
#113036understudy

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.


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