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replace

re·place

replace

 
 
pronunciation:
rih pleIs
part of speech: verb
inflections: replaced, replaces, replacing
definition 1: to put something in the place of another thing.
We need to replace our old refrigerator.
similar words:
substitute
definition 2: to take the place of something or someone.
Automobiles replaced the horse in the last century.This new manager replaced the old manager a few months ago.
similar words:
fill in for, relieve, substitute for, succeed
derivations: replaceable (adj.), replaceability (n.)