We have put together a list of words that are similar to SUBSTITUTE.

32 Alternative Words Similar to substitute

1 Utility Adjective      Synonym Words Like Utility
2 Secondary Adjective      Similar Words Like Secondary
3 Replacement Noun      Synonym Words Like Replacement
4 Reserve Noun      Synonym Words Like Reserve
5 Relief Noun      Synonym Words Like Relief
6 Reliever Noun      Synonym Words Like Reliever
7 Backup Noun      Synonym Words Like Backup
8 Athlete Noun      Synonym Words Like Athlete
9 Equal Noun      Synonym Words Like Equal
10 Jock Noun      Synonym Words Like Jock
11 Match Noun      Synonym Words Like Match
12 Replace Verb      Synonym Words Like Replace
13 Interchange Verb      Synonym Words Like Interchange
14 Exchange Verb      Synonym Words Like Exchange
15 Deputize Verb      Synonym Words Like Deputize
16 Deputise Verb      Synonym Words Like Deputise
17 Change Verb      Synonym Words Like Change
18 Supercede Verb      Synonym Words Like Supercede
19 Supersede Verb      Synonym Words Like Supersede
20 Supplant Verb      Synonym Words Like Supplant
21 Substituting Verb-transitive      Form Words Like Substituting
22 Succedaneum Noun      Hyponym
23 Alternate Noun      Hyponym Words Like Alternate
24 Surrogate Noun      Hyponym Words Like Surrogate
25 Double Noun      Hyponym Words Like Double
26 Locum Noun      Hyponym
27 Subrogate Verb      Hyponym Words Like Subrogate
28 Reduce Verb      Hyponym Words Like Reduce
29 Shift Verb      Hyponym Words Like Shift
30 Modify Verb      Hypernym Words Like Modify
31 Alter Verb      Hypernym Words Like Alter
32 Cover Verb      Hyponym Words Like Cover

5 examples of substitute

1 we need extra employees for summer fill-ins
2 synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning
3 substitute regular milk with fat-free milk
4 substitute coffee
5 The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet

10 definitions of substitute

1 One who, or that which, is substituted or put in the place of another; one who acts for another; that which stands in lieu of something else.
2 To put in the place of another person or thing; to exchange.
3 capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team
4 serving or used in place of another
5 a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
6 someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
7 put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
8 artificial and inferior
9 act as a substitute
10 be a substitute
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