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'replace' - used as a verb
1. substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
He replaced the old razor blade
We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago
the insurance will replace the lost income
This antique vase can never be replaced
2. take the place or move into the position of
Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left
Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school
3. put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt
4. put something back where it belongs
replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it

derived forms
1. Replace / Past
replaced
2. Replace / Third Person
replaces
3. Replace / Present Participle
replacing
Variations of 'replace'
 
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What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
An adult porcupine has approximately 30,000 quills on its body, which are replaced every year.