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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
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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
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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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