Substitute

Updated: 27 September 2017

We found 34 answers for the crossword clue Substitute. We last saw this clue in The Irish News Quick Crossword on 8 November 2018, where the answer was 'STANDIN'.

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Substitute crossword34 Crossword Answers

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