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Synonyms for understudy
ˈʌn dərˌstʌd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

How to pronounce understudy?

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How to use understudy in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Louise Sattler:

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

Images & Illustrations of understudy

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Translations for understudy

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  • EinspringerGerman
  • αντικαταστάτης ηθοποιούGreek
  • suplente, suplantarSpanish
  • varanäyttelijäFinnish
  • doubler, doublure, understudyFrench
  • կրկնորդիչ, կրկնորդել, փոխարինել, փոխարինողArmenian
  • doppio, sostituireItalian
  • [[учить, дубли́ровать, дублёр, заменя́ть, замеща́тьRussian
  • سمجھوUrdu

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