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1. understudy

verb. ['ˈʌndɝˌstədi'] be an understudy or alternate for a role.

Synonyms

  • learn
  • con
  • alternate
  • memorise

Etymology

  • study (English)
  • studie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Understudy

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  • afridi
  • ahmadi
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  • andie

Example sentences of the word understudy


1. Adjective
Two types of management training are coaching and *understudy* training for management roles.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If an actor rotates with an understudy and only works one half-week, that actor earns $952.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Principal actors who play or understudy additional parts receive an additional minimum of $10 per week.

2. understudy

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌstədi'] an actor able to replace a regular performer when required.

Synonyms

  • player
  • histrion
  • role player
  • standby
  • actor

Antonyms

  • pro
  • refrain
  • noncyclic

Etymology

  • study (English)
  • studie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)
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