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Definition of Substitute

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

Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
Mark Twain

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

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
Charles Dickens

In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
Thomas Jefferson

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