What is another word for substitutes?

Pronunciation: [sˈʌbstɪtjˌuːts] (IPA)

The word "substitutes" can be replaced with a variety of synonyms depending on the context. For example, "alternatives" can be used when referring to options that can replace something or someone. "Replacements" are often used when a substitute is needed for a damaged or lost item. "Surrogates" can refer to individuals who are standing in for others, such as surrogate mothers. "Stand-ins" are commonly used to describe performers who take the place of an actor or musician. "Proxies" can refer to a person or organization that represents someone else's interests. Finally, "backups" are often used to refer to reserve options that are ready in case the original is unavailable.

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Usage examples for Substitutes

Muriel had also been made captain, and several girls were chosen as substitutes.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
Besides, when you're on pass the company takes away your master fuse and substitutes a time fuse; if you don't get back on time, you deactivize and the police pick you up anyway.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen"
David Carpenter Knight
It shows that poetry is the very life of man's soul, that he has always loved it, that he has in lieu of gratification of a good and true poetic faculty often spent himself in cultivating substitutes for it.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

Famous quotes with Substitutes

  • Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.
    Eric Bentley
  • Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts.
    John Chrysostom
  • There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
    Gerald R. Ford
  • Strictly speaking, there are no real substitutes for sexual satisfaction.
    Dashiell Hammett
  • Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

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