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[n] a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
[n] someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
[n] an athlete who plays only when another member of the team drops out
[v] put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"
[v] be a substitute
[v] act as a substitute for

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