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Substitute (IPA: /ˈsəbstəˌtut/)


Substitute (n.)

One who, or that which, is substituted or put in the place of another; one who acts for another; that which stands in lieu of something else

Substitute (n.)

a person who enlists for military service in the place of a conscript or drafted man.

Substitute (n.)

To put in the place of another person or thing; to exchange.

Substitute

Player replacing another in a sports match

Substitute

Replacement player in cricket

Substitute

Someone designated to succeed a (usually elected) person in office when the latter stops holding the office (through death, resignation or other reason)

Substitute

Replacement player in association football (soccer)

Substitute

Person temporarily standing in for another

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Weiner asks unanimous consent to withdrawing his initial remarks and substitute new ones)." - Anthony Weiner

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A moral point of view too often serves as a substitute for understanding in technological matters. (p. 245)" - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A woman is, occasionally, quite a serviceable substitute for masturbation. It takes an abundance of imagination, to be sure." - Karl Kraus

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life." - Books

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Compassion is no substitute for justice." - Justice


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