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Another word for substitute

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Noun
  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. 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.
      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
    See also:

    substitute

Verb
  1. To give up in return for something else

      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
      1. To buy and sell (stocks, for example).
      2. To carry on a trade or business
      3. To give in exchange for something else:
      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
      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.
      1. To give and take mutually; exchange
      2. To alternate; cause to follow in succession
      3. (Intransitive) to swap or change places
      1. To give up for a substitute:
      2. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
      3. To give in return for something received; trade:
      1. To serve as a substitute.
      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.
      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:
  2. To act as a substitute

    See also:

    substitute

Another word for substitute

Noun
      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 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.
      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:
      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
      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
      1. A person or animal that functions as a substitute for another, as in a social or family role.
      2. One that takes the place of another; a substitute.
      3. (Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
      1. An alternative.
      2. A person standing by to take the place of another if necessary; substitute
      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.
      1. A performer who understudies.
      2. A performer who understudies; a standby
      3. A person trained to do the work of another.
      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.
      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. One who takes over a post or duty for another.
      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.
      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.
      1. One who writes on behalf of someone else, often for a celebrity.
      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:
      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.
Verb
  1. To exchange

    See also:

    exchange

  2. To take the place of