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  • substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade"; "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago"; "the insurance will replace th
  • put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"
  • put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"
  • take the place or move into the position of; "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"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Replace'


  • Replacement: population fertility measurement Sampling (statistics) with replacement Replace (command), a command used on DOS, Microsoft Windows and related operating
  • Replace (command): In computing, replace is a command used on DOS, Microsoft Windows and related computer operating systems that is used to replace one or more existing files
  • Find and Replace (Doctor Who audio): For the computer function, see Find and replace. Find and Replace is a Big Finish Productions audiobook based on the long-running British science fiction

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* We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. - William Gladstone

* Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. - Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

* The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book -- it makes a very poor doorstop. - Alfred Hitchcock


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