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sur·ro·gate

 (sûr′ə-gĭt, -gāt′, sŭr′-)
n.
1. One that takes the place of another; a substitute.
2.
a. A person or animal that functions as a substitute for another, as in a social or family role.
b. A surrogate mother.
3. In Freudian psychology, a figure of authority who takes the place of the father or mother in a person's unconscious or emotional life.
4. Law A judge in New York and some other states having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the settlement of estates.
adj.
Substitute.
tr.v. (-gāt′) sur·ro·gat·ed, sur·ro·gat·ing, sur·ro·gates
1. To put in the place of another, especially as a successor; replace.
2. To appoint (another) as a replacement for oneself.

[Middle English, from Latin surrogātus, past participle of surrogāre, to substitute, variant of subrogāre; see subrogate.]
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surrogate

n
1. a person or thing acting as a substitute
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) chiefly Brit a deputy, such as a clergyman appointed to deputize for a bishop in granting marriage licences
3. (Psychiatry) psychiatry a person who is a substitute for someone else, esp in childhood when different persons, such as a brother or teacher, can act as substitutes for the parents
4. (Law) (in some US states) a judge with jurisdiction over the probate of wills, etc
5. (modifier) of, relating to, or acting as a surrogate: a surrogate pleasure.
vb (tr)
6. to put in another's position as a deputy, substitute, etc
7. to appoint as a successor to oneself
[C17: from Latin surrogāre to substitute; see subrogate]
ˈsurrogateship n
ˌsurroˈgation n
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sur•ro•gate

(n., adj. ˈsɜr əˌgeɪt, -gɪt, ˈsʌr-; v. -ˌgeɪt)

n., adj., v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing. n.
1. a person appointed to act for another; deputy.
2. a substitute.
3. (in some states) a judicial officer having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the administration of estates, etc.
adj.
5. pertaining to, acting as, or involving a surrogate.
v.t.
6. to put into the place of another as a successor, substitute, or deputy; substitute.
[1525–35; < Latin surrogātus, assimilated variant of subrogātus; see subrogate]
sur′ro•gate•ship`, n.
sur`ro•ga′tion, n.
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surrogate


Past participle: surrogated
Gerund: surrogating

Imperative
surrogate
surrogate
Present
I surrogate
you surrogate
he/she/it surrogates
we surrogate
you surrogate
they surrogate
Preterite
I surrogated
you surrogated
he/she/it surrogated
we surrogated
you surrogated
they surrogated
Present Continuous
I am surrogating
you are surrogating
he/she/it is surrogating
we are surrogating
you are surrogating
they are surrogating
Present Perfect
I have surrogated
you have surrogated
he/she/it has surrogated
we have surrogated
you have surrogated
they have surrogated
Past Continuous
I was surrogating
you were surrogating
he/she/it was surrogating
we were surrogating
you were surrogating
they were surrogating
Past Perfect
I had surrogated
you had surrogated
he/she/it had surrogated
we had surrogated
you had surrogated
they had surrogated
Future
I will surrogate
you will surrogate
he/she/it will surrogate
we will surrogate
you will surrogate
they will surrogate
Future Perfect
I will have surrogated
you will have surrogated
he/she/it will have surrogated
we will have surrogated
you will have surrogated
they will have surrogated
Future Continuous
I will be surrogating
you will be surrogating
he/she/it will be surrogating
we will be surrogating
you will be surrogating
they will be surrogating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been surrogating
you have been surrogating
he/she/it has been surrogating
we have been surrogating
you have been surrogating
they have been surrogating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been surrogating
you will have been surrogating
he/she/it will have been surrogating
we will have been surrogating
you will have been surrogating
they will have been surrogating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been surrogating
you had been surrogating
he/she/it had been surrogating
we had been surrogating
you had been surrogating
they had been surrogating
Conditional
I would surrogate
you would surrogate
he/she/it would surrogate
we would surrogate
you would surrogate
they would surrogate
Past Conditional
I would have surrogated
you would have surrogated
he/she/it would have surrogated
we would have surrogated
you would have surrogated
they would have surrogated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surrogate - someone who takes the place of another personsurrogate - someone who takes the place of another person
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
2.surrogate - a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
vicegerent - someone appointed by a ruler as an administrative deputy
Adj.1.surrogate - providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"
adoptive - of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents"
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surrogate

noun substitute, deputy, representative, stand-in, proxy Leningrad was the third alien city to offer him a surrogate home.
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surrogate

noun
One that takes the place of another:
Informal: fill-in, pinch hitter, sub.
verb
To substitute for or fill the place of:
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Translations
وَكيل، بَديل، مَندوب
náhrada
erstatningsurrogat
pótlék
motina donorė
aizstājējsaizvietotājs

surrogate

[ˈsʌrəgeɪt]
A. Nsustituto m; (= substance, material) → sucedáneo m (Brit) (Rel) → vicario m
B. ADJ [substance, material] → sucedáneo
the army became his surrogate familyel ejército se convirtió en su segunda familia
C. CPD surrogate mother Nmadre f de alquiler
surrogate motherhood Nalquiler m de úteros
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

surrogate

[ˈsʌrəgət]
adj (= replacement) [parent, father, family] → de substitution
Uncle Paul has become a surrogate father to me → L'Oncle Paul est devenu un père de substitution pour moi.
n
(British) (= substitute) → substitut m
(also surrogate mother) (giving birth for another couple)mère f porteusesurrogate mother n (giving birth for another couple)mère f porteuse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

surrogate

n (= substitute)Ersatz m, → Surrogat nt (geh) (Brit, Eccl) → ˜ Weihbischof m
attrErsatz-; surrogate bishop˜ Weihbischof m

surrogate

:
surrogate family
nErsatzfamilie f
surrogate mother
nLeihmutter f
surrogate motherhood
nLeihmutterschaft f
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surrogate

[ˈsʌrəgɪt]
1. n (Brit) (substitute) → surrogato
2. adjsurrogato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

surrogate

(ˈsarəgeit) noun
a person or thing that is considered or used as a substitute for another person or thing.
surrogate ˈmother noun
a woman who has a baby for another woman who is unable to have babies.
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sur·ro·gate

a. subrogado-a, que sustituye algo o a alguien;
v. subrogar, sustituir.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

surrogate

V. mother.
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References in classic literature ?
The next day there was another visit to Doctors' Commons, and a great to-do with an attesting hostler, who, being inebriated, declined swearing anything but profane oaths, to the great scandal of a proctor and surrogate. Next week, there were more visits to Doctors' Commons, and there was a visit to the Legacy Duty Office besides, and there were treaties entered into, for the disposal of the lease and business, and ratifications of the same, and inventories to be made out, and lunches to be taken, and dinners to be eaten, and so many profitable things to be done, and such a mass of papers accumulated that Mr.
"You've been to the surrogate's office, and have seen the will of old Simonds, and KNOW that he has left his daughter seventy-eight thousand dollars; and, after all, this pocket-handkerchief may be only a sign.
The governor, who is the executive magistrate, is appointed by the legislature; is chancellor and ordinary, or surrogate of the State; is a member of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and president, with a casting vote, of one of the legislative branches.
Spenlow had stepped out, old Tiffey said, to get a gentleman sworn for a marriage licence; but as I knew he would be back directly, our place lying close to the Surrogate's, and to the Vicar-General's office too, I told Peggotty to wait.
The Bill seeks to prohibit exploitation of surrogate mothers and children born through surrogacy and allows "ethical surrogacy" to the needy infertile Indian couples.
Caption: An image being spread on social media by purported Piccirillo campaign surrogate Jake Opyd.
There are two general types: (1) traditional-the surrogate is inseminated by the commissioning father's sperms, either naturally or via in vitro fertilization (or IVF).
Secondly, 'traditional' surrogacy is when the surrogate's egg is used to conceive - and the sperm used is that of the intended father.
Secondly, "traditional" surrogacy is when the surrogate's egg is used to conceive - and the sperm used is that of the intended father.
That time, Kim used an agency to find the perfect surrogate and they paid $68,850 ([pounds sterling]51,832) for the privilege of them finding the right carrier for their baby.
Family Choice Surrogacy's Founder, Leah Potter, explains how this position will better serve Family Choice Surrogacy's surrogates and Intended Parents and their desire to provide close, intimate care to both clients and surrogates.
The growing body of case law on surrogate motherhood might cause one to ask whether it is fair to require commissioning parents and the surrogate mother to jump through so many legal hoops--especially considering there are no similar legal requirements for procreating through sexual intercourse.