substitute / ˈsʌb stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut /


substitute4 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a person or thing acting or serving in place of another.
  2. a person who, for payment, served in an army or navy in the place of a conscript.
  3. Grammar. a word that functions as a replacement for any member of a class of words or constructions, as do in He doesn't know but I do.
v. 有主动词 verb

sub·sti·tut·ed, sub·sti·tut·ing.

  1. to put in the place of another.
  2. to take the place of; replace.
  3. Chemistry. to replace by other elements or groups.
v. 无主动词 verb

sub·sti·tut·ed, sub·sti·tut·ing.

  1. to act as a substitute.
adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. of or relating to a substitute or substitutes.
  2. composed of substitutes.

substitute 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun

someone or something that takes the place of another

v. 动词 verb

interchange, exchange


  1. In place of dark matter, they substitute a subtly modified force of gravity.
  2. Educators across the spectrum have acknowledged that online teaching, no matter its quality, is a poor substitute for in-person teaching.
  3. Gödel’s extra insight was that he could substitute a formula’s own Gödel number in the formula itself, leading to no end of trouble.
  4. Many leaders have acknowledged that online education is a poor substitute for in-person learning.
  5. “I think we’re substituting one form of inequity for another,” Wulfeck said.
  6. The substitute nurse says to him in a stage whisper, “You know, the doctor says no vodka.”
  7. But in the end there is no substitute for government when it comes to war fighting.
  8. Innovation is a poor substitute for insight, at least where boyhood is concerned.
  9. This clean source of caffeine is the next noble, and healthy, substitute for your daily cup of coffee.
  10. Annunziato and Akerman are in agreement that CrowdMed is best deployed as a supplement, not a substitute.
  11. The "torfuge" (Fig. 31) is said to be a very satisfactory substitute for the centrifuge, and is readily portable.
  12. Loss, where she was concerned, involved a permanent and irremediable bereavement—no substitute was conceivable.
  13. If the auctioneer could afterward do this he might change the name, substitute another, and so perpetrate a fraud.
  14. If any one of the parts should be lost or broken, it would require some ability in that country to contrive a substitute.
  15. When sedimentation only is desired, the torfuge (Fig. 31) is a cheap and convenient substitute.