Synonyms for replacement

Synonyms for (noun) replacement

Synonyms: replacement, replacing

Definition: the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another

Usage: replacing the star will not be easy

Similar words: substitution, commutation, exchange

Definition: 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"

Synonyms: replacement, substitute

Definition: a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another

Similar words: equivalent

Definition: a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc

Usage: send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps

Synonyms: transposition, substitution, switch, replacement, permutation

Definition: an event in which one thing is substituted for another

Usage: the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

Similar words: variation, fluctuation

Definition: an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

Synonyms: replacement, successor

Definition: a person who follows next in order

Usage: he was President Lincoln's successor

Similar words: peer, match, compeer, equal

Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Synonyms: surrogate, alternate, replacement

Definition: someone who takes the place of another person

Similar words: stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in

Definition: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

Usage: the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes; we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

Synonyms: refilling, renewal, replacement, replenishment

Definition: filling again by supplying what has been used up

Similar words: filling

Definition: flow into something (as a container)

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