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1. surrogate

adjective. ['ˈsɝːəgət, ˈsɝːəˌgeɪt'] providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties.

Synonyms

  • adoptive

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • natural

Etymology

  • surrogatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Surrogate

  • abrogate
  • applegate
  • arrogate
  • bathgate
  • bishopsgate
  • castigate
  • congregate
  • conjugate
  • corrugate
  • delegate
  • desegregate
  • digate
  • filegate
  • floodgate
  • fumigate
  • holgate
  • instigate
  • interrogate
  • investigate
  • irangate

How do you pronounce surrogate?

Pronounce surrogate as ˈsərəˌgeɪt.

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Sentences with surrogate


1. Noun, singular or mass
For couples who cannot have children, a surrogate mother is a viable and increasingly popular option.

2. Adjective
Turn the will over to the surrogate court clerk and complete an application for probate.

2. surrogate

noun. ['ˈsɝːəgət, ˈsɝːəˌgeɪt'] a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others.

Synonyms

  • vicegerent
  • deputy

Antonyms

  • compression
  • increase
  • low relief

Etymology

  • surrogatus (Latin)

3. surrogate

noun. ['ˈsɝːəgət, ˈsɝːəˌgeɪt'] someone who takes the place of another person.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • embarrassment
  • discomfort
  • refrain
  • noncyclic

Etymology

  • surrogatus (Latin)
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