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Verb
To use or add in place of
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“This is the basic method to almost any meat-based curry, where you can substitute the chicken with beef, lamb or pork.”
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To act or serve as a substitute
“Rick will substitute for me as manager of the department while I'm on leave.”
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To take over the place, position, or role of
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To take or perform in turns, changing back and forth or in succession
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To act for
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To replace one person with another
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To be a symbol or embodiment of
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Noun
A person or thing acting or serving in place of another
“The class was on Evangelism, normally taught by Dr. Scarborough, but on this day he had to be away and his substitute was a prohibition speaker named Carson Taylor.”
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The act of seeking assistance or advice
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Person who acts as the voice of a group of people
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The replacement of one thing for another
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Substitute teacher
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One ranked below, and typically employed to assist, a senior person
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The ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways
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A nicer word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt
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A word whose meaning is the same, or very similar, as that of another word
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Someone or something replaces another
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One who represents, behaves as, or is regarded as equivalent to a father for another person or group of people
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An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed
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A person or thing that is equal to or corresponds with another in value, amount, function, meaning, etc
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Adjective
Acting as a substitute or surrogate for another
“She worked for a while as a substitute teacher.”
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Made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
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“At year's end, chemists were predicting that substitute wools for suits and overcoats would soon be commonplace.”
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Of or pertaining to the near or immediate future
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Acting as an interim and temporary measure
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Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person
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Of or pertaining to euphemism
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Equal in value, amount, function, meaning, etc
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Determiner
In reference to an alternative option
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