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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Exchangeability by virtue of something else being able to take the item's place.

Usage examples (9)
  • Verb (used with object), : Electricity has replaced gas in lighting. ,to replace a broken dish. ,to replace a sum of money borrowed. ,to replace the...
  • H. assumed, in short, as has been pointed out by Sir J.H. Gilbert, a greater amount of mutual replaceability amongst the bases than can be now admitted.
  • In general, one's position in an organization, one's salary ranking in that organization and one's value/replaceability in that organization all lead to a delineation of...
  • We can stick to rankings within one aesthetic value (hence we may be able to compare Guernica with Picasso's late nudes), and when we have to make practical choices about what... for more
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