HyperDic: substitution

English > 2 senses of the word substitution:
NOUNeventsubstitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switchan event in which one thing is substituted for another
actsubstitution, exchange, commutationthe act of putting one thing or person in the place of another
substitution > pronunciation
Soundssah.bstihtuw'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > substitution: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event in which one thing is substituted for another.
Synonymspermutation, transposition, replacement, switch
Broadervariation, fluctuationAn instance of change
Spanishpermutación, substitución, sustitución
Verbssubstituteput in the place of another
substitutebe a substitute
English > substitution: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe 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".
Synonymsexchange, commutation
Narrowerreplacement, replacingThe act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
subrogation(law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
weaning, ablactationThe act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
BroaderchangeThe action of changing something
Spanishsubstitución, sustitución
Catalancommutació, substitució
Verbssubstituteput in the place of another

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