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substitute

sub·sti·tute

substitute

 
pronunciation:
suhb stih tut
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that takes the place of another.
She was my substitute in the game when I got sick.Honey is a substitute for sugar.
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synonyms:
alternate, sub
similar words:
change, replacement
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: substituted, substitutes, substituting
definition 1: to put or use in place of another person or thing.
She substituted margarine for butter in the recipe.
similar words:
change, exchange, replace
definition 2: to act, serve, or be in the place of another.
He substituted for our usual teacher.
synonyms:
double, fill in, sub
similar words:
cover
derivations: substitutable (adj.), substitutional (adj.), substituter (n.), substitution (n.)