Meaning of replace
Pronunciation: (ri-plās'), [key]
— -placed, -plac•ing.
- to assume the former role, position, or function of; substitute for (a person or thing): Electricity has replaced gas in lighting.
- to provide a substitute or equivalent in the place of: to replace a broken dish.
- to restore; return; make good: to replace a sum of money borrowed.
- to restore to a former or the proper place: to replace the vase on the table.
- replace (Thesaurus)