Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.
2010 December 28, Kevin Darlin, “West Brom 1 - 3 Blackburn”, in BBC:
- Rovers lost keeper Robinson to a calf problem at half-time and his replacement Mark Bunn, making his Premier League debut, was immediately called into action - pushing away a vicious Peter Odemwingie drive at the near post.
- The act of replacing something.
- The replacement of that broken light-bulb will have to wait until I can buy a new one.
- See also Wikisaurus:substitute
a person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute
act of replacing
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