Substitute

  • 1 Substitute — may mean:In General English Usage:To replace one thing with anotherIn sport:A person who replaces an exiting competitor during the course of a game, as permitted by the laws of the game. Such replacements are generally made for tactical reasons,… …

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  • 2 Substitute — «Substitute» Sencillo de The Who Lado B «Circles (Instant Party)» «Waltz for a Pig» (USA) Publicación …

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  • 3 substitute — n 1 surrogate, *resource, resort, expedient, shift, makeshift, stopgap Analogous words: *device, contrivance, contraption: duplicate, copy, *reproduction 2 Substitute, supply, locum tenens, alternate, understudy, double, stand in, pinch hitter… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Substitute — Sub stit ute, n. [L. substitutus, p. p. of substituere to put under, put in the place of; sub under + statuere to put, place: cf. F. substitut. See {Statute}.] One who, or that which, is substituted or put in the place of another; one who acts… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 substitute — [adj] alternative acting, additional, alternate, another, artificial, backup, counterfeit, dummy, ersatz*, experimental, false, imitation, makeshift, mock, near, other, provisional, proxy, pseudo*, replacement, representative, reserve, second,… …

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  • 6 substitute — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing acting or serving in place of another. 2) a sports player eligible to replace another after a match has begun. ► VERB 1) use, add, or serve in place of. 2) replace with another. 3) replace (a sports player) with a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Substitute — Sub stit ute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Substituted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Substituting}.] [See {Substitute}, n.] To put in the place of another person or thing; to exchange. [1913 Webster] Some few verses are inserted or substituted in the room of others …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 substitute — I noun agent, alternate, alternative, auxiliary, delegate, deputy, double, emissary, envoy, factor, lieutenant, pinch hitter, plenipotentiary, proxy, regent, relief, replacement, representation, representative, stand in, steward, stopgap,… …

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  • 9 substitute — [sub′stə to͞ot΄, sub′stətyo͞ot΄] n. [ME < L substitutus, pp. of substituere, to put instead of < sub , under + statuere, to put, place: see STATUE] 1. a person or thing serving or used in place of another 2. Gram. any word or word group, as …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 substitute in — v.    to take over a case from another lawyer, which must be confirmed by a written statement filed with the court.    See also: substitution of attorney Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013 …

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  • 11 substitute — ▪ I. substitute sub‧sti‧tute 1 [ˈsʌbsttjuːt ǁ tuːt] noun [countable] 1. something new or different that can be used instead of something else: • Sugar substitutes are used by the soft drinks industry. substitute for • Training is important but… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 substitute — I UK [ˈsʌbstɪˌtjuːt] / US [ˈsʌbstɪˌtut] verb Word forms substitute : present tense I/you/we/they substitute he/she/it substitutes present participle substituting past tense substituted past participle substituted ** 1) [transitive] to use… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 substitute — sub|sti|tute1 [ sʌbstı,tut ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to use something new or different instead of what is normally used: Instead of using silicon, they have substituted a more flexible material. substitute something for something: You can… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 substitute — sub|sti|tute1 [ˈsʌbstıtju:t US tu:t] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of substituere to put in place of , from statuere; STATUTE] 1.) also sub someone who does someone else s job for a limited period of time, especially in a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 substitute — [[t]sʌ̱bstɪtjuːt, AM tuːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ substitutes, substituting, substituted 1) V ERG If you substitute one thing for another, or if one thing substitutes for another, it takes the place or performs the function of the other thing. [V n for n] They… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 substitute — 01. Mr. Levy is [substituting] for Ms. Harvey, who is at home with the flu. 02. In this recipe, you can use honey as a [substitute] for sugar. 03. Thomas Edison once observed that there is no [substitute] for hard work. 04. Andrew Brown once said …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 substitute — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ acceptable, adequate, perfect, satisfactory, suitable ▪ healthy ▪ …

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  • 18 Substitute — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Substitute (homonymie). Substitute Single par The Who extrait de l’album Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy Face A Substitute …

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  • 19 Substitute — A product or service that satisfies the need of a consumer that another product or service fulfills. A substitute can be perfect or imperfect depending on whether the substitute completely or partially satisfies the consumer. A consumer might… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 20 substitute — I n. 1) a poor substitute 2) a substitute for (a substitute for sugar) II v. (D; intr., tr.) to substitute for (the coach substituted Smith for Jones) * * * [ sʌbstɪtjuːt] a poor substitute a substitute for (a substitute for sugar) (D; intr.,… …

    Combinatory dictionary