Part of speech: verb

To put in the place of another; replace.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which takes the place of another.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "substitute":

  1. Sudden indisposition had prevented the palatine attending, but his grandson knew well how to be his substitute. - "Thaddeus of Warsaw", Jane Porter.
  2. Reading is nothing more than a substitute for thought of one's own. - "The Art of Literature", Arthur Schopenhauer.
  3. Insist on pure Methylen Blue, accept no substitute. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.