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noun as in replacement

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Some of these cutbacks can be achieved through more substitution and incremental steps.

No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by Winner is permitted.

The substitution of an effect for a cause is an old technique and trick of classical sophistry.

The Prize is nontransferable and no substitution of the Prize by the Grand Prize Winner is allowed.

Yet here is the great problem with Murray's substitution of imagery for numbers in his social thought.

But as both conceptions are related somehow to the idea of cost, the substitution is never discovered.

This one detail—the substitution of springs for weights—has had a far-reaching effect upon organ music.

Koch notes that the reading depriued arose from its substitution for the less familiar form priued.

A second element of the "accent du Midi" just referred to is the substitution of an open for a close o.

The work is much quickened by the substitution of steam power, water power, or even horse power for manual labor.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to substitution, such as: change, exchange, swap, and trade.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.