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replaced

[ ri-pleys ]SEE DEFINITION OF replaced

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPLACED

He lighted the lamp, turned down the wick, and replaced the chimney.

Emma is Emma, you know, and cannot be duplicated, imitated nor replaced.

The Sempers can never be imitated, passed on to the next class, nor replaced.

She turned immediately and went back, he following, and replaced the key.

All trace of stress and strain had left it, replaced by an enigmatic calm.

How willingly he would have hastened back and replaced the money if he but had it.

But surely that was the money, his winnings, with which he had replaced the thousand dollars.

Yes, he had replaced it—because he was responsible for its custody.

She took a companion, who more than replaced, in her eyes, the absence of Camilla.

The Israelite kissed it thrice with oriental veneration, and replaced it in his breast.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "to restore to a previous place or position," from re- "back, again" + place (v.). Meaning "to take the place of" is recorded from 1753; that of "to fill the place of (with something else)" is from 1765. Related: Replaced; replacing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REPLACED

restored

adjectiverebuilt
  • reestablished
  • refreshed
  • renewed
  • repaired
  • replaced
  • returned
  • revived
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