substitute

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 [ˈsʌbstɪtjuːt]


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substitute

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. serve as a substitute (for)
  2. be used as a substitute (for)
  3. a [meat, sugar, dairy] substitute
  4. a substitute for [meat]
  5. makes a poor substitute (for)
  6. could not find a substitute (for)
  7. is not [adequate, acceptable] as a substitute
  8. there is no substitute for [good narrative, hard work]
  9. works as a substitute
  10. will be having a substitute (in class) tomorrow
  11. sports: [played, came on] as a substitute
  12. each team is allowed [five] substitutes
n as adj
  1. a substitute teacher
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