Textual thesaurus for "replace"

(verb) put back

put something back where it belongs

replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it; please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them

(verb) exchange, interchange, substitute

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

(verb) supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant

take the place or move into the position of

Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left; the computer has supplanted the slide rule; Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school