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replace

re·place

replace

 
 
pronunciation:
rih pleIs
part of speech: verb
inflections: replaced, replaces, replacing
definition 1: to put in place of.
The mechanic replaced the car's dead battery.
similar words:
substitute
definition 2: to take the place of.
A new girl replaced the lead singer in the band.The CD has replaced the phonograph record.
synonyms:
displace
similar words:
fill in for, relieve, spell, substitute for, succeed
definition 3: to put back in the same place as before.
When I finished raking the lawn, I replaced the rake and wheelbarrow in the garage.
synonyms:
put back, return
antonyms:
displace, remove
similar words:
restore, right
derivations: replaceable (adj.), replaceability (n.)