AskDefine | Define replacement

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1 an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood" [syn: substitution, permutation, transposition, switch]
2 the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy" [syn: replacing]
3 someone who takes the place of another person [syn: surrogate, alternate]
4 a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another [syn: substitute]
5 filling again by supplying what has been used up [syn: refilling, replenishment, renewal]
6 a person who follows next in order; "he was President Lincoln's successor" [syn: successor]

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  1. Some one or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.
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