Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun replacement

6 senses of replacement

Sense 1
replacement, replacing -- (the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy")
       => substitution, exchange, commutation -- (the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help")

Sense 2
surrogate, alternate, replacement -- (someone who takes the place of another person)
       => stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in -- (someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins")

Sense 3
substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch -- (an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood")
       => variation, fluctuation -- (an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change)

Sense 4
substitute, replacement -- (a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another)
       => equivalent -- (a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc; "send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps")

Sense 5
refilling, replenishment, replacement, renewal -- (filling again by supplying what has been used up)
       => filling -- (flow into something (as a container))

Sense 6
successor, replacement -- (a person who follows next in order; "he was President Lincoln's successor")
       => peer, equal, match, compeer -- (a person who is of equal standing with another in a group)

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