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Assistance or help given to those who are in need; especially financial assistance provided by the state.
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  1. Assistance or help given to those who are in need; especially financial assistance provided by the state.
  2. (Printing) A method of printing in which the image is carried on raised surfaces; letterpress
  3. The projection of figures or forms from a flat background, as in sculpture, or the apparent projection of such shapes in a painting or drawing.
(Gaming, slang) A proximity mine; a mine that explodes when something approaches within a certain distance.
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  1. (Gaming, slang) A proximity mine; a mine that explodes when something approaches within a certain distance.
  2. One appointed or authorized to act for another, especially a person appointed to vote as one wishes at a meeting.
  3. An entity or variable used to model or generate data assumed to resemble the data associated with another entity or variable that is typically more difficult to research.
Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
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  1. Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
  2. Arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals on a flower.
  3. A person standing by to take the place of another if necessary; substitute
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
  3. A representative in a legislative body in certain countries.
A sharp, often devious change in position or argument; a shift.
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  1. A sharp, often devious change in position or argument; a shift.
  2. A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
  3. An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations:
One who writes on behalf of someone else, often for a celebrity.
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  1. One who writes on behalf of someone else, often for a celebrity.
A figure made in human form, as for displaying clothing, for practicing tackling in football, etc.
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  1. A figure made in human form, as for displaying clothing, for practicing tackling in football, etc.
  2. (Computers) A character or other piece of information entered into a computer only to meet prescribed conditions, such as word length, and having no effect on operations.
  3. A set of bound blank pages used as a model to show the size and general appearance of a book being published.
A temporary replacement for another
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  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
One who substitutes for an actor while the lights and camera are adjusted or during hazardous action.
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  1. One who substitutes for an actor while the lights and camera are adjusted or during hazardous action.
  2. A person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
  3. 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.
A performer who understudies.
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  1. A performer who understudies.
  2. A performer who understudies; a standby
  3. A person trained to do the work of another.
A surrogate mother.
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  1. A surrogate mother.
  2. (Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
  3. A person appointed in place of another, especially a judicial officer who administers things concerning incompetents or decedents, and in certain instances, adoptions; any stand-in. A person appointed in place of another, especially a judicial officer who administers things concerning incompetents or decedents, and in certain instances, adoptions; any stand-in.
In jazz and popular music, musical accompaniment, as that provided by a singer or instrumentalist; also, such a singer or instrumentalist
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  1. In jazz and popular music, musical accompaniment, as that provided by a singer or instrumentalist; also, such a singer or instrumentalist
  2. (--- Computers) A copy of a program or file that is stored separately from the original.
  3. A support or help; specif., a person or thing available for service on an emergency basis or as a substitute
The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
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  1. The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
  2. A member of the armed forces available for assignment to fill a vacancy or complete a quota; reinforcement
  3. (Geol.) The process of very gradual solution and simultaneous deposition by which one kind of mineral is substituted for another
(Slang) A horse, player, etc. fraudulently entered, or substituted for another, in a competition
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  1. (Slang) A horse, player, etc. fraudulently entered, or substituted for another, in a competition
  2. A person or thing that rings a bell, chime, etc.
  3. (Slang) One who bears a striking resemblance to another:
A displaced image in a mirror caused by reflection from the front of the glass.
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  1. A displaced image in a mirror caused by reflection from the front of the glass.
  2. A returning or haunting memory or image.
  3. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
A submarine sandwich.
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  1. A submarine sandwich.
  2. Substitute
  3. A prefix that means “underneath or lower” (as in subsoil ), “a subordinate or secondary part of something else” (as in subphylum. ), or “less than completely” (as in subtropical. )
Alternative spelling of pinch hitter.
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  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.
To mutually give and receive (something); to exchange
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  1. To mutually give and receive (something); to exchange
  2. To give and take mutually; exchange
  3. (Intransitive) to swap or change places
To cause to be different:
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  1. To cause to be different:
  2. To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
  3. To put a fresh covering on:
To pay back or return; refund:
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  1. To pay back or return; refund:
  2. To take the place of or fill the role of:
  3. To provide a substitute for (something broken or unsatisfactory, for example):
To provide a substitute or equivalent for
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  1. To provide a substitute or equivalent for
  2. To take the place of or fill the role of:
  3. To provide a substitute for (something broken or unsatisfactory, for example):
To usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics:
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  1. To usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics:
  2. To take the place of or substitute for (another):
  3. To remove or uproot in order to replace with something else
To supplant, or take the place of something or someone; to substitute.
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  1. To supplant, or take the place of something or someone; to substitute.
  2. (Chemistry) To replace (an atom, radical, ion, or molecule) in a compound during a reaction.
  3. To take the place of; supplant or replace (a person or thing that one is the cause of or occasion for removing, pushing aside, etc.)
To be mistakenly seen as something that one is not
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  1. To be mistakenly seen as something that one is not
To name, write, or signal the letters which make up (a word, syllable, etc.), esp. the right letters in the right order, together with any required hyphens, apostrophes, accents, etc.
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  1. To name, write, or signal the letters which make up (a word, syllable, etc.), esp. the right letters in the right order, together with any required hyphens, apostrophes, accents, etc.
  2. (Informal) To serve or work in place of (another), esp. so as to give a period of rest to; relieve
  3. To name or write in order the letters of a word or words:
(Idiomatic) To do (somebody's) job; to perform or assume (somebody's) role.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To do (somebody's) job; to perform or assume (somebody's) role.
Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
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  1. Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
  2. A person standing by to take the place of another if necessary; substitute
  3. Arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals on a flower.
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. (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
One who substitutes for an actor while the lights and camera are adjusted or during hazardous action.
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  1. One who substitutes for an actor while the lights and camera are adjusted or during hazardous action.
  2. A person who serves as a substitute for a film or television actor or actress as while lights and cameras are being adjusted
  3. 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.
A surrogate mother.
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  1. A surrogate mother.
  2. (Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
  3. A person appointed in place of another, especially a judicial officer who administers things concerning incompetents or decedents, and in certain instances, adoptions; any stand-in. A person appointed in place of another, especially a judicial officer who administers things concerning incompetents or decedents, and in certain instances, adoptions; any stand-in.
A temporary replacement for another
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  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
Alternative spelling of pinch hitter.
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  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. Subscription
  2. Substitute
  3. A prefix that means “underneath or lower” (as in subsoil ), “a subordinate or secondary part of something else” (as in subphylum. ), or “less than completely” (as in subtropical. )
To give or receive the equivalent of (a coin or bank note) in currency of lower denominations or in foreign money
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  1. To give or receive the equivalent of (a coin or bank note) in currency of lower denominations or in foreign money
  2. To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
  3. To put a fresh covering on:
To yield the same result regardless of order. For example, numbers commute under addition, which is a commutative operation. Generally, any two operators H and G commute if their commutator is zero, i.e. HG − GH = 0.
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  1. To yield the same result regardless of order. For example, numbers commute under addition, which is a commutative operation. Generally, any two operators H and G commute if their commutator is zero, i.e. HG − GH = 0.
  2. To pay in gross, usually at a reduced rate, rather than in individual payments.
  3. To change (a penalty, debt, or payment) to a less severe one.
To give up for a substitute:
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  1. To give up for a substitute:
  2. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
  3. To give in return for something received; trade:
To give and take mutually; exchange
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  1. To give and take mutually; exchange
  2. To alternate; cause to follow in succession
  3. (Intransitive) to swap or change places
(Linguistics) To be altered as part of a systematic historical change. Used of speech sounds.
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  1. (Linguistics) To be altered as part of a systematic historical change. Used of speech sounds.
  2. To change position, direction, form, character, etc.
  3. To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
To transfer (a railroad train or car) from one set of tracks to another by use of a switch; shunt
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  1. To transfer (a railroad train or car) from one set of tracks to another by use of a switch; shunt
  2. (--- Informal) To produce as if by operating a control. Often used with on :
  3. To shift; transfer; change
To buy and sell (stocks, for example).
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  1. To buy and sell (stocks, for example).
  2. To carry on a trade or business
  3. To give in exchange for something else:
To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).
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  1. To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).
  2. To trade one thing for another.
  3. To exchange, trade, or barter
To have as a necessary or desirable feature:
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  1. To have as a necessary or desirable feature:
  2. To make available for use; provide:
  3. To fill sufficiently; satisfy:
To act as a substitute in an emergency (for)
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  1. To act as a substitute in an emergency (for)
  2. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To do something in the place of another person who is not able to perform or is less skilled; to substitute or stand in for somebody.
To act as a substitute:
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  1. To act as a substitute:
  2. A prefix that means “underneath or lower” (as in subsoil ), “a subordinate or secondary part of something else” (as in subphylum. ), or “less than completely” (as in subtropical. )
  3. To put or use (a person or thing) as a substitute:
Find another word for substitute. In this page you can discover 75 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for substitute, like: relief, proxy, alternate, assistant, deputy, double, ghost-writer, dummy, fill-in, stand-in and understudy.