Definition of 'replace'
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The man said that sometimes the officer was replaced with another woman who suffered the same problems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We lost six members of staff and to replace that with one seems a bit crazy. The Sun (2016)It was replaced with one that does just about meet the 10 target. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was removed in 1952 and replaced with one of the same size but of more modern design. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Small steps could make a big difference; by having cupboards painted instead of replaced you can save a fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Corporation tax is no longer fit for purpose and should be replaced with a tax on earnings distributed to shareholders, according to a think tank. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has been replaced instead with a meeting just for a tight circle of No 10 staff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do something else - replace the habit of holding a cigarette with something else, like a pen or beads. The Sun (2017)The party reaffirmed its commitment to replacing council tax with a local income tax. Times, Sunday Times (2007)New prisons were built to replace old ones. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)This will give you something positive to replace the gap gambling leaves. The Sun (2013)Will we be replacing it in another five years? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Would it make more sense to have one stomach replaced instead? The Sun (2016)Local income tax to replace council tax shelved. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Does the new scheme replace the old one? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The culture of old capitalism was to be replaced by something new. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The cash has been kindly replaced by another cerebral palsy charity. The Sun (2012)Last week he caused uproar with his plans to replace council tax with a local income tax. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Please consider replacing it with another quick cryptic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is right to argue that it should replace road tax and fuel duty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But commanders sent him forward to replace another officer who sprained his ankle. The Sun (2008)Work out your own problem moments and plan ahead to avoid them by replacing them with something active. The Sun (2012)What gives it the right to destroy a national joy and replace it with something parochial and small and narrow? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It had the car for a week and removed the interior to repair, clean and replace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If yours are like this, they need to be replaced rather than cleaned. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There's no one to replace him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Soon... soon to be replaced with real ones. A Plague of Angels (1993) Instead it is replaced with a new question: how can we ensure we have more of them? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Amid widespread disbelief, it had to seek emergency funding and brought in turnaround experts to replace its chairman and chief executive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It would be highly unusual for a leading British company to seek to replace both its chairman and its chief executive at about the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He also queried the timing, coming as it did after the chairman was replaced and the head of the remuneration committee announced her intention to step down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'replace'
British English: replace /rɪˈpleɪs/ VERB
To replace a person or thing means to put another person or thing in their place.
A lawyer replaced him as chairman of the company.
- American English: replace
- Arabic: يَسْتَبْدِلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: substituir
- Chinese: 取代
- Croatian: zamijeniti
- Czech: vyměnit za nové
- Danish: erstatte
- Dutch: vervangen
- European Spanish: reemplazar
- Finnish: syrjäyttää
- French: remplacer
- German: ersetzen
- Greek: αντικαθιστώ
- Italian: sostituire
- Japanese: 取って代わる
- Korean: 대신하다
- Norwegian: erstatte
- Polish: zastąpić
- European Portuguese: substituir
- Romanian: a înlocui
- Russian: заменять
- Spanish: reemplazar
- Swedish: byta ut
- Thai: แทนที่
- Turkish: yerini almak
- Ukrainian: замінювати
- Vietnamese: thay thế
Definition of replace from the Collins English Dictionary
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