Similar Words
ssubsstitute, subbstitute, substiitute, substitut, substitutee, substtittutte, subtsitute, suubstituute, ubstitute, zubztitute

Substitute — synonyms, definition

1. substitute (a)

30 synonyms
alike alternate alternative artificial cast corresponding emergency equal equivalent ersatz fake false identical impermanent improvised like makeshift moulded phony plastic • • •

2. substitute (Noun)

39 synonyms
alternate ambassador backup backup man business commerce delegate deputy double emissary envoy equivalent exchange expedient false fill-in interchange makeshift pinch hitter plastic • • •
3 definitions

substitute (Noun) — A person or thing that takes or can take the place of another.

substitute (Noun) — An athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced.

substitute (Noun) — Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult). ex. "the star had a substitute for dangerous scenes"

7 types of
athlete compeer equal equivalent jock match peer
13 types
alternate bench warmer double ersatz locum locum tenens pinch hitter replacement stunt man stunt woman succedaneum successor surrogate
1 part of

3. substitute (Verb)

20 synonyms
alternate change commute deputise deputize double exchange fill in fill in for interchange invert replace rotate stagger stand in step in supplant swap switch transpose
3 definitions

substitute (Verb) — Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items. ex. "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"

substitute (Verb) — Be a substitute. ex. "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet" ex. "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"

substitute (Verb) — Act or speak as a replacement (for someone or something).

10 types of
alter change exchange interchange modify replace supercede supersede supervene upon supplant
6 types
cover reduce retool shift subrogate truncate

4. substitute (Adjective)

1 synonym
3 definitions

substitute (Adjective) — Capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team. ex. "a substitute infielder"

substitute (Adjective) — Serving or used in place of another.

substitute (Adjective) — Artificial and inferior. ex. "substitute coffee"