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1. replacement

noun. ['rɪˈpleɪsmənt'] the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another.

Synonyms

  • supersession
  • pitching change
  • displacement
  • supersedure
  • supplanting
  • exchange
  • commutation
  • substitution
  • replacing

Antonyms

  • biological
  • disapproval
  • natural
  • primary

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • replace (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Replacement

  • displacement
  • retracement
  • emplacement
  • debasement
  • basement

Example sentences of the word replacement


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the part and take it with you to find a replacement.

2. Adjective
Retailers such as Radio Shack and Best Buy often keep replacement power cords in stock.

Quotes containing the word replacement


1. I don't think arrested-adolescent humor will fade. Maybe the form will change, but I guarantee its replacement will still be based in immature behavior from mature figures.
- Adam McKay

2. Not feeling is no replacement for reality. Your problems today are still your problems tomorrow
- Larry Michael Dredla

3. God is dead and I am his replacement.
- J.D. Robb, Conspiracy in Death

2. replacement

noun. ['rɪˈpleɪsmənt'] someone who takes the place of another person.

Synonyms

  • backup
  • substitute
  • backup man
  • relief
  • stand-in
  • fill-in
  • reliever
  • alternate

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • unequal
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • replace (English)

3. replacement

noun. ['rɪˈpleɪsmənt'] an event in which one thing is substituted for another.

Synonyms

  • substitution
  • switch
  • transposition
  • fluctuation
  • variation

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • noncyclic
  • switch on
  • disengage

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • replace (English)

4. replacement

noun. ['rɪˈpleɪsmənt'] a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another.

Synonyms

  • equivalent
  • substitute
  • ersatz
  • succedaneum

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • replace (English)

5. replacement

noun. ['rɪˈpleɪsmənt'] a person who follows next in order.

Synonyms

  • match
  • peer
  • compeer
  • equal

Antonyms

  • veer
  • back
  • normality
  • regularity

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • replace (English)

6. replacement

noun. ['rɪˈpleɪsmənt'] filling again by supplying what has been used up.

Synonyms

  • refilling
  • renewal
  • filling

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • juvenile
  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • replace (English)
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