Substitute

Updated: 27 September 2017

We found 34 answers for the crossword clue Substitute. We last saw this clue in The Sun Crossword Answers on 7 May 2018, where the answer was 'RESERVE'.

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Substitute crossword34 Crossword Answers

3
letters
sub
4
letters
SWAP
vice
temp
5
letters
PROXY
locum
SCRUB
SITIN
6
letters
backup
ERSATZ
DEPUTY
FILLIN
stepin
relief
switch
7
letters
utility
STANDIN
instead
Flip Bibi, United States
REPLACE
STOPGAP
RESERVE
8
letters
deputise
deputize
exchange
alterego
reliever
9
letters
surrogate
alternate
backupman
11
letters
alternative
BENCHWARMER
REPLACEMENT
interchange
14
letters
secondstringer

Definitions for "Substitute"

A person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
An athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
Put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
Be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"

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