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Definition 1: the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: - [noun denoting act]

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

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

Synonyms for substitution in the sense of this definition

(substitution is a kind of ...) the action of changing something

"the change of government had no impact on the economy" "his change on abortion cost him the election"

(... is a kind of substitution ) the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another

"replacing the star will not be easy"

(... is a kind of substitution ) (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another

(... is a kind of substitution ) the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal

Definition 2: an event in which one thing is substituted for another - [noun denoting event]

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

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

Synonyms for substitution in the sense of this definition

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

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