Synonyms for step in

Synonyms for (verb) step in

Synonyms: deputise, deputize, step in, substitute

Definition: act as a substitute

Usage: She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

Similar words: supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant, replace

Definition: take the place or move into the position of

Usage: Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left; the computer has supplanted the slide rule; Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school


Synonyms: interfere, interpose, intervene, step in

Definition: get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force

Usage: Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?

Similar words: interact

Definition: act together or towards others or with others

Usage: He should interact more with his colleagues