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re·place

 (rĭ-plās′)
tr.v. re·placed, re·plac·ing, re·plac·es
1.
a. To put back into a former position or place: replaced the sofa after vacuuming.
b. To restore or return: replaced the money he had stolen.
2. To take the place of: Jets have largely replaced propeller planes. Nurse practitioners are replacing doctors in some clinics.
3. To fill the place of; provide a substitute for: replaced the team's coach; replaced the wall-to-wall carpeting with hardwood floors. See Usage Note at substitute.

re·place′a·ble adj.
re·plac′er n.
Synonyms: replace, supersede, supplant
These verbs mean to put someone or something in the place of another. To replace is to be or to furnish an equivalent or substitute, especially for one that has been lost, depleted, worn out, or discharged: "We can learn to replace turbulent passions with peaceful emotions" (Margaret Visser).
To supersede is to replace one person or thing by another held to be more valuable or useful, or less antiquated: "In our island the Latin appears never to have superseded the old Gaelic speech" (Thomas Macaulay).
Supplant often suggests the use of intrigue or underhanded tactics to take another's place: "The rivaling poor Jones, and supplanting him in her affections, added another spur to his pursuit" (Henry Fielding).

replace

(rɪˈpleɪs)
vb (tr)
1. to take the place of; supersede: the manual worker is being replaced by the machine.
2. to substitute a person or thing for (another which has ceased to fulfil its function); put in place of: to replace an old pair of shoes.
3. to put back or return; restore to its rightful place
reˈplaceable adj
reˌplaceaˈbility n
reˈplacer n

re•place

(rɪˈpleɪs)

v.t. -placed, -plac•ing.
1. to assume the function of; substitute for: to replace gas lights with electric lights.
2. to provide a substitute for: to replace a broken dish.
3. to return; make good: to replace borrowed money.
4. to restore to the proper place.
[1585–95]
re•place′a•ble, adj.
re•place`a•bil′i•ty, n.

replace


Past participle: replaced
Gerund: replacing

Imperative
replace
replace
Present
I replace
you replace
he/she/it replaces
we replace
you replace
they replace
Preterite
I replaced
you replaced
he/she/it replaced
we replaced
you replaced
they replaced
Present Continuous
I am replacing
you are replacing
he/she/it is replacing
we are replacing
you are replacing
they are replacing
Present Perfect
I have replaced
you have replaced
he/she/it has replaced
we have replaced
you have replaced
they have replaced
Past Continuous
I was replacing
you were replacing
he/she/it was replacing
we were replacing
you were replacing
they were replacing
Past Perfect
I had replaced
you had replaced
he/she/it had replaced
we had replaced
you had replaced
they had replaced
Future
I will replace
you will replace
he/she/it will replace
we will replace
you will replace
they will replace
Future Perfect
I will have replaced
you will have replaced
he/she/it will have replaced
we will have replaced
you will have replaced
they will have replaced
Future Continuous
I will be replacing
you will be replacing
he/she/it will be replacing
we will be replacing
you will be replacing
they will be replacing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been replacing
you have been replacing
he/she/it has been replacing
we have been replacing
you have been replacing
they have been replacing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been replacing
you will have been replacing
he/she/it will have been replacing
we will have been replacing
you will have been replacing
they will have been replacing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been replacing
you had been replacing
he/she/it had been replacing
we had been replacing
you had been replacing
they had been replacing
Conditional
I would replace
you would replace
he/she/it would replace
we would replace
you would replace
they would replace
Past Conditional
I would have replaced
you would have replaced
he/she/it would have replaced
we would have replaced
you would have replaced
they would have replaced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.replace - substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
exchange, convert, commute, change - exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
change - remove or replace the coverings of; "Father had to learn how to change the baby"; "After each guest we changed the bed linens"
novate - replace with something new, especially an old obligation by a new one
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
2.replace - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
replace - substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income"; "This antique vase can never be replaced"
put back, replace - put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"
deputise, deputize, step in, substitute - act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"
displace, preempt - take the place of or have precedence over; "live broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour"; "discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor"
usurp - take the place of; "gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke"
oust - remove and replace; "The word processor has ousted the typewriter"
come after, succeed, follow - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
3.replace - put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"
hang up - put a telephone receiver back in its cradle
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace - take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"
4.replace - put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
shift - move and exchange for another; "shift the date for our class reunion"
reduce - simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
truncate - replace a corner by a plane
retool - provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools
subrogate - substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured

replace

verb
1. take the place of, follow, succeed, oust, take over from, supersede, supplant, stand in lieu of, fill (someone's) shoes or boots, step into (someone's) shoes or boots the man who deposed and replaced him
2. substitute, change, exchange, switch, swap, commute Replace that liquid with salt, sugar and water.
3. put back, return, restore, return to its place Replace the caps on the bottles.

replace

verb
1. To put (someone) in the possession of a prior position or office:
2. To substitute for or fill the place of:
Translations
يَسْتَبْدِليَسْتَبْدِلُيُعيدُ الشَّيء إلى مكانِه
nahraditvyměnitvrátit
erstattelægge tilbageudskifte
asendama
korvatasyrjäyttää
zamijeniti
kicserél
setja aftur á sinn staîskipta um; koma í staîinn fyrir
取って代わる
대신하다
kas pavaduojapakeičiamas
aizstātatlikt atpakaļnomainīt
dati nazajnadomestiti
byta ut
แทนที่
thay thế

replace

[rɪˈpleɪs] VT
1. (= put back) → volver a colocar
replace the cap after usevuelva a colocar la tapa después de usarlo
he replaced the letter in his pocketse volvió a meter la carta en el bolsillo
to replace the receivercolgar (el auricular)
2. (= get replacement for) [+ object] → reponer; [+ person] → sustituir, reemplazar
the body has to replace lost fluidel cuerpo tiene que reponer los líquidos perdidos
we will replace the broken glassesrepondremos or pagaremos los vasos rotos
they are not going to replace her when she leavescuando se vaya no van sustituirla or reemplazarla, no van a poner a nadie en su lugar cuando se vaya
3. (= put in place of) to replace sth with sthsustituir algo por algo
the airline is replacing its DC10s with Boeing 747sla compañía aérea está sustituyendo los DC10 por Boeings 747
to replace sb with sth/sbsustituir a algn por algo/algn, reemplazar a algn por or con algo/algn
many workers are being replaced by machinesestán sustituyendo a muchos trabajadores por máquinas, están reemplazando a muchos trabajadores por or con máquinas
4. (= take the place of) [+ thing] → sustituir; [+ person] → sustituir, reemplazar
chopped chives can replace the parsleyel perejil se puede sustituir por cebolletas picadas
he replaced Evans as managing directorsustituyó or reemplazó a Evans en el puesto de director gerente
nobody could ever replace him in my heartnadie podrá jamás ocupar su lugar en mi corazón
5. (= change) → cambiar
the battery needs replacinghay que cambiar la pila

replace

[rɪˈpleɪs] vt
(= put back) → remettre, replacer
He replaced the book on the shelf → Il a replacé le livre sur l'étagère., Il a remis le livre sur l'étagère.
Replace the caps on the bottles → Remettez les bouchons sur les bouteilles.
"replace the receiver" → "raccrochez"
(= take the place of) → remplacer
to replace sth with sth → remplacer qch avec qch
to replace sb/sth as sth → remplacer qn/qch comme qch
(= get new version of) → remplacer
If anything gets broken, I will replace it → Si quelque chose est cassé, je le remplacerai.

replace

vt
(= put back)zurücksetzen; (on end, standing up) → zurückstellen; (on its side, flat) → zurücklegen; to replace the receiver (Telec) → (den Hörer) auflegen
(= provide or be substitute for) person, thing, ingredient, goods (temporarily) → vertreten; the boss has replaced Smith with Jonesder Chef hat Smith durch Jones ersetzt
(= renew) components, partsaustauschen, ersetzen
(Comput) text etcersetzen

replace

[rɪˈpleɪs] vt
a. (put back) → rimettere (a posto) (Telec) (receiver) → riattaccare
b. (get replacement for, take the place of) to replace (by, with)rimpiazzare (con), sostituire (con)

replace

(rəˈpleis) verb
1. to put, use etc (a person, thing etc), or to be put, used etc, in place of another. I must replace that broken lock; He replaced the cup he broke with a new one; Cars have replaced horses as the normal means of transport.
2. to put (something) back where it was. Please replace the books on the shelves.
reˈplaceable adjective
reˈplacement noun
I must find a replacement for my secretary – she's leaving next week.

replace

يَسْتَبْدِلُ vyměnit erstatte ersetzen αντικαθιστώ reemplazar syrjäyttää remplacer zamijeniti sostituire 取って代わる 대신하다 vervangen erstatte zastąpić substituir заменять byta ut แทนที่ yerini almak thay thế 取代

replace

v. reemplazar, reponer, substituir.

replace

vt reemplazar, sustituir (V. también substitute.)
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In an air-tight enclosure, then, after a certain time, all the oxygen of the air will be replaced by the carbonic acid-- a gas fatal to life.
But the axe slipped so often and cut off parts of him--which he had replaced with tin--that finally there was no flesh left, nothing but tin; so he became a real tin woodman.
But this anger could not last so long as not to be replaced in time by reason.
Having satisfied himself that the amount was correct, Solan replaced the money in the pouch and rose from the table.
Then he replaced the key in the burrow and squatting on the table beside his headless body, directed its hands toward the food.
Quickly returning to the wall he had demolished to explore what lay beyond it, he carried the stones into the passageway and replaced them from that side.
First, during the ceremonies on Good Friday, the day when Christ was crucified, the cross which stood all the year above the altar, bearing the Savior's figure, was taken down and laid beneath the altar, a dramatic symbol of the Death and Burial; and two days later, on 'the third day' of the Bible phraseology, that is on Easter Sunday, as the story of the Resurrection was chanted by the choir, the cross was uncovered and replaced, amid the rejoicings of the congregation.
Ever since, by his beloved brother's deathbed, Levin had first glanced into the questions of life and death in the light of these new convictions, as he called them, which had during the period from his twentieth to his thirty-fourth year imperceptibly replaced his childish and youthful beliefs--he had been stricken with horror, not so much of death, as of life, without any knowledge of whence, and why, and how, and what it was.
How was it that in the weeks since her marriage, Dorothea had not distinctly observed but felt with a stifling depression, that the large vistas and wide fresh air which she had dreamed of finding in her husband's mind were replaced by anterooms and winding passages which seemed to lead nowhither?
Rarmai (it will do; it is easy), he murmured at last, and signed to be replaced in his hammock.
But, sir, will you tell me why the Great Architect has suspended operations, and how it is that the furnace is replaced by the quiet waters of the lake?
Madame de Villefort emptied the contents into the ashes, which she disturbed that they might the more readily absorb the liquid; then she carefully rinsed the glass, and wiping it with her handkerchief replaced it on the table.