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Replace Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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: Replace, Replacement or Replacements may refer to: "Replacements" (short story), a story by Lisa Tuttle Replacements, Ltd., a Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 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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'Replace' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Replace Sample Sentences in News


  • Phillies have options to replace Brown
    The Phillies informed Domonic Brown on Tuesday that he will open the season on the 15-day disabled list. Brown has been sidelined since March 19 because of tendinitis in his left Achilles. Read more on this news related to 'Replace'
  • Meet the man who will replace Jon Stewart
    Comedy Central newbie Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of “The Daily Show” when Stewart leaves later this year , The Post has confirmed . “Trevor Noah is an enormous... Read more on this news related to 'Replace'
  • Thai junta leader seeks to replace martial law with sweeping new powers
    Human rights activists said the new rules would be ?much worse than martial law.? Read more on this news related to 'Replace'

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