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Adjective
Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
“She found work as a substitute teacher.”
Adjective
Taking the place of one that came before
“… had to find substitute transportation during the bus strike.”
Noun
A person or thing acting or serving in place of another
“We don't think that you can build a movement through running candidacies at the national level or the local level, and we do think there's no substitute for organizing on a grassroots basis.”
Verb
Use or add in place of
“Prawns and shrimps can be substituted for the chicken in this recipe with equally delicious results.”
Verb
To serve as a replacement usually for a time only
“Her parents are trying to be supportive but they can't substitute for Jackie as a mother.”
Verb
To take the place of
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