Sentence Examples


  • I was positive all she did was substitute a different one for each letter in the alphabet.
  • These nuts, as far as they went, were a good substitute for bread.
  • The leaves of a closely allied plant, Empleurum serratulum, are employed as a substitute or adulterant for buchu.
  • It was found, however, that the steam work was done with less care than had been bestowed upon the horse tillage, and the result was that steam came to be regarded as an auxiliary to horse labour rather than as a substitute for it.
  • We can therefore substitute sound diagnosis for guesswork more frequently in modern than in historical problems.