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

1 sense of stand-in

Sense 1
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")
       => peer, equal, match, compeer -- (a person who is of equal standing with another in a group)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stand_in

1 sense of stand in

Sense 1
substitute, sub, stand in, fill in -- (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")
       => exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")

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