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The action of replacing someone or something with another person or thing.‘the substitution of pediatricians for grandmothers in guiding baby care’‘a tactical substitution’
exchange, change, interchangereplacement, replacing, swapping, switchingswap, switch, trade-off, bartertradeView synonyms
- ‘Those who do not speak an Indian language may not be blamed for this arbitrary vowel substitution.’
- ‘It is too late for crop substitution with this one because they are about to harvest it.’
- ‘The Attorney General opposed the motion for substitution on procedural grounds.’
- ‘A jar of dried basil or even a basil plant would be a more appropriate substitution than coriander.’
- ‘However, that substitution was no reflection on the efforts of Preston who had been having a steady game.’
- ‘He rejects penal substitution because he thinks that God is love, and a loving God would never seek retribution.’
- ‘The substitution of an allegedly objective, measurable indicator can be appealing.’
- ‘There is no other member of the club who can currently replace him, and that showed after his substitution.’
- ‘The substitution of one person for another ranges from the literal to the abstract.’
- ‘We are fast abandoning our cultural and religious values in substitution for western ideals.’
- ‘He made the type of telling substitution that he has employed to effect.’
- ‘There are concerns about bench-marking and substitution and a whole lot of issues.’
- ‘The adoption of class and therapeutic substitution are customer responses to poor perceived value.’
- ‘Crop substitution and improved market access are essential in the next few years.’
- ‘He argues that this disjuncture comes from time's infinite capacity for substitution.’
- ‘If substitution is called for, then we should face up to that, and not pretend that we are delivering the original thing.’
- ‘At the same time, he raises the issue of substitution and exchange in a social and economic sphere.’
- ‘Think of what the country could have been spared had that substitution not taken place.’
- ‘The principle is to consider the field of rivalry in terms of the potential for substitution in the long term.’
- ‘In an act of substitution he replaces barren dryness with his fertile fluidity.’
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