Definition of take the place of (someone or something)
- Who will take the place of the current pope?
- Televisions began to take the place of radios in most families' homes.
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene
: physical environment : space
: a way for admission or transit
: physical surroundings : atmosphere
: to put in or as if in a particular place or position : set
: to present for consideration
: to put in a particular state
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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