Synonyms of replacement


1. replacement, replacing, substitution, exchange, commutation

usage: the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy"

2. surrogate, alternate, replacement, stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in

usage: someone who takes the place of another person

3. substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch, variation, fluctuation

usage: an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"

4. substitute, replacement, equivalent

usage: a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another

5. refilling, replenishment, replacement, renewal, filling

usage: filling again by supplying what has been used up

6. successor, replacement, peer, equal, match, compeer

usage: a person who follows next in order; "he was President Lincoln's successor"

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Definition and meaning of replacement (Dictionary)