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Overview of noun substituting

The noun substituting has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. subbing, substituting

(working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence)

Overview of verb substitute

The verb substitute has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (13) substitute, replace, interchange, exchange

(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"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning")

2. (5) 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

3. substitute, deputize, deputise, step in

(act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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