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sub·sti·tu·tion

 (sŭb′stĭ-to͞o′shən, -tyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of substituting: the substitution of human workers with robots.
b. An instance of this: made several substitutions to the recipe.
2. One that is substituted; a substitute; a replacement: proposed drug therapy as a substitution for surgery.

sub′sti·tu′tion·al, sub′sti·tu′tion·ar′y adj.
sub′sti·tu′tion·al·ly adv.

substitution

(ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən)
n
1. the act of substituting or state of being substituted
2. something or someone substituted
3. (Mathematics) maths the replacement of a term of an equation by another that is known to have the same value in order to simplify the equation
4. (Mathematics) maths logic
a. the uniform replacement of one expression by another
b. substitution instance an expression so derived from another
5. (Logic) maths logic
a. the uniform replacement of one expression by another
b. substitution instance an expression so derived from another
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.substitution - an event in which one thing is substituted for anothersubstitution - an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
variation, fluctuation - an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
2.substitution - the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
replacement, replacing - the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy"
subrogation - (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
weaning, ablactation - the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal

substitution

noun replacement, exchange, switch, swap, change, interchange last-minute substitutions

substitution

noun
The act of exchanging or substituting:
Informal: swap.
Translations
تَبْديل، إبْدال
náhradazáměna
erstatningudskiftning
helyettesítés
skipti
zámena
değiştirimyerine koyma

substitution

[ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən] N
1.sustitución f
a simple substitution of cocoa for chocolateuna simple sustitución de chocolate por cacao
2. (Sport) (= action) → suplencia f, sustitución f; (= person) → suplente mf
to make a substitutionhacer una suplencia or sustitución

substitution

[ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən] n
[thing] → substitution f
(SPORT) [player] → remplacement m

substitution

nErsetzen nt(of X for Y von Y durch X); (Sport) → Austausch m(of X for Y von Y gegen X); (Math) → Substitution f, → Einsetzen nt(of X for Y von X für Y); the substitution of margarine for butterder Gebrauch von Margarine statt Butter; to make a substitution (Sport) → (einen Spieler) auswechseln

substitution

[ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃn] n (gen) → sostituzione f; (in school) → supplenza

substitute

(ˈsabstitjuːt) verb
to put in, or to take, the place of someone or something else. I substituted your name for mine on the list.
noun
a person or thing used or acting instead of another. Guesswork is no substitute for investigation; She is not well enough to play in the tennis match, so we must find a substitute; (also adjective) I was substitute headmaster for a term.
ˌsubstiˈtution noun
the act of substituting, or process of being substituted.

sub·sti·tu·tion

n. substitución;
___ therapyterapia por ___.

substitution

n (psych, etc.) sustitución f
References in classic literature ?
The administration of mutton instead of medicine, the substitution of Tea for Joe, and the baker for bacon, were among the mildest of my own mistakes.
This led Pollyanna into a renewed pleading for the substitution of Dr.
The courts must declare the sense of the law; and if they should be disposed to exercise WILL instead of JUDGMENT, the consequence would equally be the substitution of their pleasure to that of the legislative body.
Does the advantage consist in the substitution of representatives whose enlightened views and virtuous sentiments render them superior to local prejudices and schemes of injustice?
Somewhat to his surprise, he was immediately supplied with a fine two years' old colt in his stead, a substitution which he afterward learnt, according to Indian custom in such cases, he might have claimed as a matter of right.
In making this substitution I had drawn upon the wisdom of a very remote source -- the wisdom of my boyhood -- for the true statesman does not despise any wisdom, howsoever lowly may be its origin: in my boyhood I had always saved my pennies and contributed buttons to the foreign missionary cause.
Bourgeois marriage is in reality a system of wives in common and thus,at the most, what the Communists might possibly be reproached with,is that they desire to introduce, in substitution for a hypocritically concealed, an openly legalised community of women.
Then draw down your hat, sire, that he may not discover the substitution.
So that," said Aramis, "you would not have been deceived by the substitution of the one for the other?
Through her he had arranged for the substitution of another infant, knowing full well that never until it was too late would Rokoff suspect the trick that had been played upon him.
It was plain that Anne Catherick had been introduced into Count Fosco's house as Lady Glyde--it was plain that Lady Glyde had taken the dead woman's place in the Asylum-- the substitution having been so managed as to make innocent people
At present everything seems tending toward the relaxation of ties,--toward the substitution of wayward choice for the adherence to obligation, which has its roots in the past.