acting as a substitute

acting as a substitute
index vicarious (delegated)

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  • substitute — sub·sti·tute || sÊŒbstɪtuːt / tjuːt v. replace, exchange, interchange, put in the place of another; take the place of another n. replacement, person or thing that takes the place of another adj. of or pertaining to a substitute, acting as a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • substitute — [adj] alternative acting, additional, alternate, another, artificial, backup, counterfeit, dummy, ersatz*, experimental, false, imitation, makeshift, mock, near, other, provisional, proxy, pseudo*, replacement, representative, reserve, second,… …   New thesaurus

  • substitute — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing acting or serving in place of another. 2) a sports player eligible to replace another after a match has begun. ► VERB 1) use, add, or serve in place of. 2) replace with another. 3) replace (a sports player) with a… …   English terms dictionary

  • acting — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. substitute, representative, deputy. See substitution. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. substitute, substituting, temporary, alternate, deputy, officiating, interim, delegated, assistant, adjutant,… …   English dictionary for students

  • acting — /ak ting/, adj. 1. serving temporarily, esp. as a substitute during another s absence; not permanent; temporary: the acting mayor. 2. designed, adapted, or suitable for stage performance. 3. provided with detailed stage directions for the… …   Universalium

  • substitute — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deputy, double, ghost writer, dummy, relief, fill in, stand in, understudy, proxy, alternate, surrogate, backup, replacement, ringer*, ghost*, sub*, pinch hitter*; see also agent 1 , assistant , delegate . v. 1. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • substitute — noun 1》 a person or thing acting or serving in place of another. 2》 a sports player nominated as eligible to replace another after a match has begun. 3》 Scots Law a deputy. verb 1》 (usu. substitute something for) use, add, or serve in place of.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • substitute — 1. noun substitutes for permanent employees Syn: replacement, deputy, relief, proxy, reserve, surrogate, cover, stand in, locum (tenens), understudy; informal sub, pinch hitter 2. adjective a substitute teacher Syn: acting, supply …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • substitute — substitutable, adj. substitutability, n. substituter, n. substitutingly, adv. substitution, n. substitutional, substitutionary /sub sti tooh sheuh ner ee, tyooh /, adj …   Universalium

  • SUBSTITUTE — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index noun acting, actor, change, compensation, copy, embodiment, example, flag1, makeshift, place, relief, representative …   English dictionary for students

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