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substitutes, plural;
  1. Use or add in place of
    • - dried rosemary can be substituted for the fresh herb
  2. Act or serve as a substitute
    • - I found someone to substitute for me
  3. Replace (someone or something) with another
    • - customs officers substituted the drugs with another substance
    • - this was substituted by a new clause
  4. Replace (a sports player) with a substitute during a contest
    • - he was substituted for Nichols in the fifth inning
  5. Replace (an atom or group in a molecule, esp. a hydrogen atom) with another

  6. (of a compound) In which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by other atoms or groups
    • - a substituted alkaloid
  1. A person or thing acting or serving in place of another
    • - soy milk is used as a substitute for dairy milk
  2. A sports player nominated as eligible to replace another after a game has begun

  3. A person or thing that becomes the object of love or other emotion deprived of its natural outlet
    • - a father substitute

  1. a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
  2. 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"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
  3. utility(a): capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team; "a utility infielder"
  4. be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
  5. alternate: serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"
  6. an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
  7. In association football, a substitute is a player who is brought on to the pitch during a match in exchange for an existing player. ...
  8. The following is an episode list for the MTV animated television series Beavis and Butt-head. The series has its roots in 1992 when Mike Judge created two animated shorts - "Frog Baseball" and "Peace, Love & Understanding" - which were later aired on Liquid Television.
  9. A substitute character is a control character that is used in the place of a character that is recognized to be invalid or in error or that cannot be represented on a given device.
  10. A substitute in the sport of cricket is a replacement player that the umpires allow when a player has been injured or become ill after the nomination of the players at the start of the game. The rules for substitutes all appear in Law 2 of the Laws of cricket.
  11. Substitute is a film by French former footballer Vikash Dhorasoo. Filmed before and during the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Dhorasoo "recorded his thoughts and feelings throughout the tournament," resulting in a "deeply unconventional sporting film".
  12. IZA (released as Independence by IZA in the US) is an album recorded by Izabella Scorupco.
  13. A replacement or stand-in for something that achieves a similar result or purpose; A player who is available to replace another if the need arises, and who may or may not actually do so; To use in place of something else, with the same function; In the phrase "substitute X for Y", to use X in ...
  14. (substitutes) two goods are substitutes if the demand for one increases when the price of the other increases.
  15. (Substitutes) players who do not start the game and replace starters or other substitutes as the match progresses; must conform to Law 3.
  16. (Substitutes) A chemical, product, process, or technology, which may be substituted for another to perform the same function or achieve the same end result.
  17. (Substitutes) Any good that can stand in for another good to satisfy similar needs or desires. The degree of substitutability is measured by the magnitude of the positive cross elasticity between the two.
  18. (Substitutes) Lemon pepper OR black peppercorns OR equal parts black peppercorns and aniseed
  19. (Substitutes) Manganese has no satisfactory substitute in its major applications, which are related to metallurgical alloy use. In minor applications, (e.g., manganese phosphating), zinc and sometimes vanadium are viable substitutes. ...
  20. (Substitutes) Should  product be out of stock at the time of your order, we will advise possible substitutes as replacements. You are not obligated to accept our recommendation.
  21. (Substitutes) will be accepted prior to the start date of any course.
  22. (substitution) Changing parts of a string via the s/// operator. (We avoid use of this term to mean variable interpolation.)
  23. (Substitution) An appraisal principle that states that the maximum value of a property tends to be set by the cost of purchasing an equally desirable and valuable substitute property, assuming that no costly delay is encountered in making the substitution.
  24. (French : substitution) In genetics, a type of mutation due to replacement of one nucleotide in a DNA sequence by another nucleotide or replacement of one amino acid in a protein by another amino acid.
  25. (Substitution) Replacement of one player on the field with another player not on the field.