Noun(1) a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another(2) an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced(3) someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult
Verb(1) put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items(2) be a substitute(3) act as a substitute
Adjective(1) capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team(2) serving or used in place of another(3) artificial and inferior
(1) I invariably order too much and end up feeling gluttonous, but no matter - there's no substitute for excellent sushi when you're in the mood for it.(2) a father substitute(3) But super-power trappings offer only a flimsy mask for the realities of poverty and are no substitute for grassroots economic development.(4) Material comforts can never substitute unconditional love from one's family, whatever the comfort might be.(5) I found someone to substitute for me(6) Once a player has played a card to a trick, she may not change her mind and substitute a different card.(7) Parsley again goes into a cup match without a substitute goalkeeper.(8) Simply put, no federal outreach effort can substitute for the quality and quantity of contacts that local police officers have within the neighborhoods they serve.(9) Put simply, there is no substitute for expressing ideas in precise yet abstract symbols, which can then be manipulated and exploited using established laws and procedures.(10) Tell your kids that you are going to substitute every 3 minutes and that they all get to play equally.(11) No substitute for experience exists, though, and I certainly will not make the same mistake again.(12) Real-time data informing the passenger of poor service availability is no substitute for improved service availability.(13) Ms O'Connor claimed that emergency medical technicians had five days training at most in childbirth and that this was no substitute for midwifery assistance.(14) The instructor had been an older man and someone that Carl had seen as a father figure, a substitute to fill part of a missing piece of his life.(15) This week will substitute for the monthly meeting for May.(16) No longer can a lot of cheery-sounding mush from teachers and administrators substitute for hard facts.
(1) substitute for :: ప్రత్యామ్నాయంగా
(2) substitute teacher :: ప్రత్యామ్నాయ గురువు
(3) sugar substitute :: చక్కెరకు ప్రత్యామ్నాయంగా
(4) temporary substitute :: తాత్కాలిక ప్రత్యామ్నాయం
1. replacement ::
2. fill-in ::
3. reserve ::
4. exchange ::
5. deputize ::
6. sub ::
7. acting ::
8. ersatz ::
9. utility ::
10. alternate ::
substitute, substituted, substitutes, substituting
Word Example from TV Shows
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The superintendent is on his way
to SUBSTITUTE you.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 13
Little harder to draw from,
but there's no SUBSTITUTE
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 2
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