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Definition 1: the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another - [noun denoting act]

Samples where replacement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • replacing the star will not be easy

Synonyms for replacement in the sense of this definition

(replacement is a kind of ...) the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another:

"he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"

(... is a kind of replacement ) (law) the replacement of one obligation by another by mutual agreement of both parties; usually the replacement of one of the original parties to a contract with the consent of the remaining party

(... is a kind of replacement ) replacing a pitcher in baseball

(... is a kind of replacement ) act of replacing one person or thing by another especially one held to be superior

(... is a kind of replacement ) act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

Definition 2: a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for replacement in the sense of this definition

(replacement is a kind of ...) a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc

"send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"

(... is a kind of replacement ) an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation

(... is a kind of replacement ) a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone

(... is a kind of replacement ) (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)

Definition 3: an event in which one thing is substituted for another - [noun denoting event]

Samples where replacement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

Synonyms for replacement in the sense of this definition

(replacement is a kind of ...) an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

Definition 4: a person who follows next in order - [noun denoting person]

Samples where replacement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was President Lincoln's successor

Synonyms for replacement in the sense of this definition

(replacement is a kind of ...) a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Definition 5: someone who takes the place of another person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for replacement in the sense of this definition

(replacement is a kind of ...) someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

"the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes" "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"

Definition 6: filling again by supplying what has been used up - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for replacement in the sense of this definition

(replacement is a kind of ...) flow into something (as a container)

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