Examples of substitution in a Sentence
The coach made three substitutions in the second half of the game.
I'd prefer rice with my steak instead of potatoes, but the menu says “no substitutions.”
Substitution of applesauce for oil is one way of reducing the fat in recipes.
The cookbook has a long list of substitutions for ingredients that may be hard to find.
Recent Examples of substitution from the Web
No substitution or transfer of Grand Prize (or portion thereof) or cash redemptions permitted by the Winner.
Momofuku was the Kingdom of No: to substitutions, to seat backs, to dessert, to photos.
His final appearance was a 95th-minute substitution against Ottawa in FC Cincinnati's 2-0 win at Nippert Stadium on June 30.
This year's World Cup is the first to allow coaches to make a fourth substitution in extra time.
Denmark made a substitution at half time, with Lasse Schone coming on to replace the tired Andreas Christensen, who has had an impressive season last term with Chelsea.
In a sport that allows only three substitutions, having to burn two early isn't ideal.
The nos: No substitutions, although allergies are accommodated with advance notice; no outside bottles of wine; no wines other than the wine pairing; no children under the age of 8.
After all, there’s just no substitution for real charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent.
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SUBSTITUTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of substitution for English Language Learners
: the act of substituting or replacing one person or thing with another
: someone or something that is or can be substituted for another
SUBSTITUTION Defined for Kids
medical Definition of substitution
- a substitution neurosis
- a substitution test for speed of learning new responses
legal Definition of substitution
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