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stand–in

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stand–in

  1. a person or thing that takes the place of another <hired him at the last minute as a stand-in for the person who quit> Synonyms backup, cover, designated hitter, fill-in, locum tenens, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, reserve, stand-in, subRelated Words alternate, understudy; apology, makeshift, stopgap; agent, assignee, attorney, commissary, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, procurator, proxy, rep, representative, surrogate; assistant, reliever, second; successor, superseder




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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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