HyperDic: replacement

English > 6 senses of the word replacement:
NOUNactreplacement, replacingthe act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
person replacement, surrogate, alternatesomeone who takes the place of another person
eventreplacement, substitution, permutation, transposition, switchan event in which one thing is substituted for another
cognitionreplacement, substitutea person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
processreplacement, refilling, replenishment, renewalfilling again by supplying what has been used up
person replacement, successora person who follows next in order
replacement > pronunciation
Soundsrihpley'smahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > replacement: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another.
Synonymreplacing
Narrowernovation(law) the replacement of one obligation by another by mutual agreement of both parties
pitching changereplacing a pitcher in baseball
supersedure, supersessionAct of replacing one person or thing by another especially one held to be superior
supplanting, displacementAct of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
Broadersubstitution, exchange, commutationThe act of putting one thing or person in the place of another
Spanishreemplazo, remplazo
Catalanreemplaçament
Verbsreplacesubstitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient / inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
replaceput in the place of another
replacetake the place or move into the position of
English > replacement: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who takes the place of another person.
Synonymssurrogate, alternate
Broaderstand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-insomeone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
Spanishalterno, sustituto
Catalanaltern, substitut
Verbsreplacesubstitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient / inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
replacetake the place or move into the position of
English > replacement: 6 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn event in which one thing is substituted for another.
Example"the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
Synonymssubstitution, permutation, transposition, switch
Broadervariation, fluctuationAn instance of change
Spanishpermutación, substitución, sustitución
Verbsreplacesubstitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient / inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
English > replacement: 6 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA person or thing that takes or can take the place of another.
Synonymsubstitute
NarrowerersatzAn artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
succedaneum(medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)
successorA thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone
BroaderequivalentA person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc
Spanishsubstituto, suplente, sustituto
Catalansubstitut, suplent
Verbsreplacesubstitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient / inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
replacetake the place or move into the position of
English > replacement: 6 senses > noun 5, process
Meaningfilling again by supplying what has been used up.
Synonymsrefilling, replenishment, renewal
BroaderfillingFlow into something (as a container)
Spanishreaprovisionamiento, reposición, sustitución
Catalanreposició, substitució
English > replacement: 6 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA person who follows next in order.
Synonymsuccessor
Broaderpeer, equal, match, compeerA person who is of equal standing with another in a group
Spanishsucesor
Catalansuccessor

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