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, replacingnoun

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

    "replacing the star will not be easy"

  2. surrogate, alternate, replacementnoun

    someone who takes the place of another person

  3. substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switchnoun

    an event in which one thing is substituted for another

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

  4. substitute, replacementnoun

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

  5. refilling, replenishment, replacement, renewalnoun

    filling again by supplying what has been used up

  6. successor, replacementnoun

    a person who follows next in order

    "he was President Lincoln's successor"

Wiktionary

  1. replacementnoun

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

  2. replacementnoun

    The act of replacing something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Replacementnoun

    the act of replacing

  2. Replacementnoun

    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

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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. Joseph Cirincione:

    Every single weapon in the nuclear arsenal is now due for replacement or an upgrade. It's a looming disaster.

  2. Tad Gerlinger:

    The military has changed the requirement for a disability board and possible medical discharge for a well functioning total joint replacement, service members receiving a total joint arthroplasty are now assumed fit for duty with minor modifications to their activity.

  3. Thomas Markle:

    Watching it was difficult for me, because I wasn't there, but at the same time I'm watching my daughter being watched by the entire world. Everybody was watching my daughter. I couldn't have been more proud, how could I have asked for a better replacement than Charles?... I just wish it had been my hand holding my daughter, not his. But he was wonderful to them.

  4. Lisa Murkowski:

    Portman is the fourth Republican to push back on the plan by McConnell( R-Ky.) . Previously, West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Maine Sen. Susan Collins signaled they also oppose legislation that would repeal ObamaCare without offering a replacement. As I stated earlier this year, I can not vote to proceed to repeal the ACA [ Affordable Care Act ] without reform that allows people the choice they want, the affordability they need and the quality of care they deserve.

  5. Brian Bradfield:

    We have had a nearly flawless process to date and we will determine where our processes failed and fix them. mcKesson referred us our state and local health department to coordinate replacement doses.

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    an onerous or difficult concern
    • A. encumbrance
    • B. mitre
    • C. recital
    • D. crate

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