Synonyms of substitute in English:
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1 cottage cheese can be substituted for yogurt
exchange, replace, use instead of, use as an alternative to, use in place of, swap
2 the senate was empowered to substitute for the president
deputize, act as deputy, act as a substitute, stand in, cover;
replace, relieve, take over from
informalsub, fill someone's boots/shoes
There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtues are of no avail.
Aldous Huxley Point Counter Point ( 1928)
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