Definition and Meanings for substitute
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Part of Speech of substitute
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of substitute
Meaning of substitute
- one who, or that which, is substituted or put in the place of another; one who acts for another; that which stands in lieu of something else;a person who enlists for military service in the place of a conscript or drafted man.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
- to put in the place of another person or thing; to exchange.