What does the word replace mean?

Usage examples for replace

  1. Was her husband's love no longer sufficient to replace the many pleasures she had sacrificed? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Skill can replace numbers. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. I believe you have selected yourself to replace me as Number One, have you not? – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance