Synonyms of substituting


1. subbing, substituting, work

usage: working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence


1. substitute, replace, interchange, exchange, change, alter, modify

usage: 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"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"

2. substitute, sub, stand in, fill in, exchange, change, interchange

usage: be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"

3. substitute, deputize, deputise, step in, supplant, replace, supersede, supervene upon, supercede

usage: act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"

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