Synonyms for substitution

Synonyms for (noun) substitution

Synonyms: 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"

Similar words: change

Definition: the action of changing something

Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

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

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