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Definition of Substitute


  1. One who, or that which, is substituted or put in the place of another; one who acts for another; that which stands in lieu of something else
  2. a person who enlists for military service in the place of a conscript or drafted man.
  3. To put in the place of another person or thing; to exchange.

Substitute Quotations

There is no substitute for hard work.
Thomas A. Edison

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Paulo Coelho

There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.
Heather Bresch

Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune.
Sam Walton

If you record the sound of bacon in a frying pan and play it back, it sounds like the pops and cracks on an old 33 1/3 recording. Almost exactly like that. You could substitute it for that sound.
Tom Waits
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Substitute Translations

substitute in Afrikaans is vervang
substitute in Dutch is in de plaats stellen van, inboeten
substitute in French is substituons, substituez, substituer, substitut
substitute in German is ersetzen
substitute in Italian is facente funzione
substitute in Latin is suppono subpono
substitute in Portuguese is substituto
substitute in Spanish is sustituir, suplente, vicegerente, sustituto
substitute in Swedish is substitut, surrogat, suppleant, vikarie
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