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Definition of substitute
- Substitute adj
- Being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team [syn: {second-string}, {substitute(a)}]
- Capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team; "a utility infielder" [syn: {utility(a)}, {substitute(a)}]
- Artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee" [syn: {ersatz}] n
- A person or thing that takes or can take the place of another [syn: {replacement}]
- An athlete who plays only when another member of the team drops out [syn: {reserve}]
- Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins" [syn: {stand-in}, {relief}, {reliever}, {backup}, {backup man}, {fill-in}] v
- Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk" [syn: {replace}]
- Be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet" [syn: {sub}, {stand in}, {fill in}]
- Act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold" [syn: {deputize}, {deputise}, {step in}]
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