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substituted

verb
past tense of substitute

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1 to give up (something) and take something else in return
  • can I substitute coleslaw for potato salad if I order the chicken plate?

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2 to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
  • substituting for the talk show host while she is on vacation

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3 to take the place of
  • "John Doe," "Jane Doe," and "Baby Doe" substituted the real names of the parties involved to preserve their privacy

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substituted

substitutes

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“Substituted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/substituted. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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