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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 act for
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To replace one person with another
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Take over the place, position, or role of
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To make a transition or change
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Take turns, change back and forth
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Be a symbol or embodiment of
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A person or thing acting or serving in place of another
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“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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A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing
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The replacement of one thing for another
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Substitute teacher
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A prototype or mock-up, especially of a book or the layout of a page
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The ability to cope with difficult situations, or unusual problems
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A word whose meaning is the same, or very similar, as that of another word
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In the Church of England, the priest of a parish, receiving a salary or stipend but not tithes
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The next heir in order or succession
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(in lieu) In place or stead (of)
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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
Adjective
Someone or something acting as a substitute for another
“She worked for a while as a substitute teacher.”
Adjective
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
Determiner
In reference to an alternative option
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