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Meaning of replacement by Wiktionary Dictionary



    replace +‎ -ment


    replacement ( plural: replacements )

    1. A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.
    2. The act of replacing something .


    • See also Wikisaurus:substitute

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Explanation of replacement by Wordnet Dictionary


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

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

    3. an event in which one thing is substituted for another

    4. the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood
    5. a person who follows next in order

    6. someone who takes the place of another person

    7. filling again by supplying what has been used up

    Definition of replacement by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Replacement ( -ment ), n.
      1. The act of replacing.

      2. ( Crystallog. ) The removal of an edge or an angle by one or more planes.