What does replacement mean?

Definitions for replacement
rɪˈpleɪs məntre·place·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word replacement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. replacement, replacing(noun)

    the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another

    "replacing the star will not be easy"

  2. surrogate, alternate, replacement(noun)

    someone who takes the place of another person

  3. substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch(noun)

    an event in which one thing is substituted for another

    "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"

  4. substitute, replacement(noun)

    a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another

  5. refilling, replenishment, replacement, renewal(noun)

    filling again by supplying what has been used up

  6. successor, replacement(noun)

    a person who follows next in order

    "he was President Lincoln's successor"

Wiktionary

  1. replacement(Noun)

    A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.

  2. replacement(Noun)

    The act of replacing something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Replacement(noun)

    the act of replacing

  2. Replacement(noun)

    the removal of an edge or an angle by one or more planes

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'replacement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3648

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'replacement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4625

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'replacement' in Nouns Frequency: #1410

How to pronounce replacement?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say replacement in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of replacement in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of replacement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of replacement in a Sentence

  1. Spokesman Alby Berman:

    Takata is concerned that a national recall could potentially divert replacement air bags from where they're needed, putting lives at risk.

  2. The Senate:

    This forward-looking replacement for a broken law would open new opportunities for our kids and put education back in the hands of those who understand their needs best: parents, teachers, states, and school boards.

  3. Frank Gillett:

    People don't drop their brand new phones and run out and get new ones immediately, it takes a while to build up steam as people hit the replacement cycle.

  4. Alec Miller:

    One of the key mechanisms of action [in DBT] seems to be to give them replacement behaviors.

  5. Greg McBride:

    The looming expiration of federal unemployment benefits without a clear-cut replacement threatens a chunk of consumer spending power that has sustained households and made its way back into the economy.

Images & Illustrations of replacement

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