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Another word for sub

  1. One that takes the place of another

      1. Alternative spelling of pinch hitter.
      2. (Cricket) An aggressive batsman brought on to score runs quickly, even at the risk of losing his wicket.
      3. (Colloquial) An individual who substitutes for another to perform one or more tasks.
      1. A temporary replacement for another
      2. One that serves as a substitute for another.
      3. A person or thing that fills a vacancy or gap, often temporarily
      1. A person or animal that functions as a substitute for another, as in a social or family role.
      2. (Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
      3. One that takes the place of another; a substitute.
      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”)
      1. A person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
      2. A person of similar size and shape to an actor that "stands-in" for the actor during the lengthy process of setting up a shot, who, unlike a double, does not appear in the film.
      3. A substitute.
      1. A member of the armed forces available for assignment to fill a vacancy or complete a quota; reinforcement
      2. (Geol.) The process of very gradual solution and simultaneous deposition by which one kind of mineral is substituted for another
      3. A replacing or being replaced
      1. An alternative.
      2. A person standing by to take the place of another if necessary; substitute
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  1. To act as a substitute

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