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Being a substitute or substitutes
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  1. Being a substitute or substitutes
Espousing or reflecting values that are different from those of the establishment or mainstream:
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  1. Espousing or reflecting values that are different from those of the establishment or mainstream:
  2. Being one of a number of possible choices or courses of action:
  3. Existing outside traditional or established institutions or systems:
Serving as a stopgap:
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  1. Serving as a stopgap:
  2. Used as a stopgap
  3. Temporary; short-term.
A person or thing serving as a temporary substitute for another; makeshift
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  1. A person or thing serving as a temporary substitute for another; makeshift
  2. An improvised substitute for something lacking; a temporary expedient.
  3. A temporary measure or short-term fix used until something better can be obtained.
(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
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  1. (Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
A member of the armed forces available for assignment to fill a vacancy or complete a quota; reinforcement
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  1. A member of the armed forces available for assignment to fill a vacancy or complete a quota; reinforcement
  2. The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
  3. A replacing or being replaced
The doing or consideration of what is of selfish use or advantage rather than of what is right or just; self-interest
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  1. The doing or consideration of what is of selfish use or advantage rather than of what is right or just; self-interest
  2. Adherence to self-serving means:
  3. (Countable) An expedient.
A device used in an emergency; makeshift; resource
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  1. A device used in an emergency; makeshift; resource
  2. Something contrived or used to meet an urgent need:
  3. Something that is a means to an end, especially when based on self-interest:
Functional shift.
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  1. Functional shift.
  2. (--- Music) A change of the hand position in playing the violin or a similar instrument.
  3. A change in direction:
An improvised substitute for something lacking; a temporary expedient.
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  1. An improvised substitute for something lacking; a temporary expedient.
  2. A temporary measure or short-term fix used until something better can be obtained.
  3. A person or thing serving as a temporary substitute for another; makeshift
Find another word for makeshift. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for makeshift, like: substitute, alternative, stopgap, stopgap, substitute, replacement, temporary, device, resort, expediency and expedient.