replace  

  • Pronunciation of replace: R IY0 P L EY1 S (rɪ'pleɪs)

  • Number of syllables of replace: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of replace

  • Definition of replace

    • (v): 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 th  
    • (v): put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them"  
    • (v): put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"  
    • (v): take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the team''s captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"  
  • Examples of replace

    • It will replace the roasted sirloin.  
    • In another embodiment, lacing may replace the connect straps.  
    • Commissioners will hire a professional headhunter to help replace.  
    • The alternative is to replace the entire wood window including jambs.  
    • Superbug was never designed to replace the F 14.  
    • The incident also motivated plans to replace the stadium.  
    • They kindly do not replace images with adulterated versions.  
    • The definite and demonstrative endings replace any final vowel.  
    • Replace the thermostat if necessary.  
    • The adventitious buds help to replace lost branches.  

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