Definition of Replacement

1. Noun. The act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another. "Replacing the star will not be easy"

Exact synonyms: Replacing
Generic synonyms: Commutation, Exchange, Substitution
Specialized synonyms: Novation, Pitching Change, Supersedure, Supersession, Displacement, Supplanting
Derivative terms: Replace, Replace, Replace, Replace, Replace



2. Noun. Someone who takes the place of another person.

3. Noun. An event in which one thing is substituted for another. "The replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"

4. Noun. A person or thing that takes or can take the place of another.
Exact synonyms: Substitute
Generic synonyms: Equivalent
Specialized synonyms: Ersatz, Successor, Succedaneum
Derivative terms: Replace, Replace, Substitute, Substitute, Substitute

5. Noun. Filling again by supplying what has been used up.
Exact synonyms: Refilling, Renewal, Replenishment
Generic synonyms: Filling
Derivative terms: Refill, Replenish

6. Noun. A person who follows next in order. "He was President Lincoln's successor"
Exact synonyms: Successor
Generic synonyms: Compeer, Equal, Match, Peer
Derivative terms: Succeed

Definition of Replacement

1. n. The act of replacing.

Definition of Replacement

1. Noun. A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute. ¹

2. Noun. The act of replacing something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Replacement

1. placement [n -S] - See also: placement

Medical Definition of Replacement

1. 1. The act of replacing. 2. The removal of an edge or an angle by one or more planes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Replacement

repitches
repitching
repivot
repivoted
repivoting
repivots
repkie
repla
replacable
replace
replaceability
replaceable
replaced
replacee
replacees
replacement (current term)
replacement bone
replacement cost
replacement fibrosis
replacement therapy
replacement vector
replacements
replacer
replacers
replaces
replacing
replacive
replait
replaited
replaiting

Literary usage of Replacement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1892)
"From this it follows that secondary or indirect replacement of calcium carbonate by ... replacement of Carboniferous and Silurian limestones in Colorate (4. ..."

2. The Battle Against Exclusion by OECD Staff (1998)
"Nevertheless, replacement rates are a useful starting point in considering ... replacement rates Table 5.i gives the replacement rates for various family ..."

3. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"Simple replacement Theory We still have one well recognized theory to discuss before advancing the theory of the writer, and that is simple replacement. ..."

4. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1919)
"Some of these replacement deposits that have no genetic connection with igneous ... Frequently, however, replacement by sulphides is also found at greater ..."

5. Public Utilities: Their Cost New and Depreciation by Hammond Vinton Hayes (1913)
"General assumptions as to replacement. 20. New plant identical with old or one of ... Effect upon replacement cost of increased difficulty in placing plant. ..."

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