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1substitute/ˈsʌbstəˌtuːt/
British/ˈsʌbstəˌtjuːt/noun
pluralsubstitutes
1substitute
/ˈsʌbstəˌtuːt/British/ˈsʌbstəˌtjuːt/
noun
pluralsubstitutes
Learner's definition of SUBSTITUTE  
[count]
: a person or thing that takes the place of someone or something else— often + for
sports : a player who takes the place of another player during a game

— substitute

adjective,always used before a noun
2substitute/ˈsʌbstəˌtuːt/
British/ˈsʌbstəˌtjuːt/verb
substitutessubstitutedsubstituting
2substitute
/ˈsʌbstəˌtuːt/British/ˈsʌbstəˌtjuːt/
verb
substitutessubstitutedsubstituting
Learner's definition of SUBSTITUTE  
[+ object] : to put or use (someone or something) in place of someone or something else— often + for
[no object] : to do the job of someone else or serve the function of something else— often + for
[+ object] : to replace (one person or thing) with another— often used as (be) substituted
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