Dictionary Results for substituting

1. substituting - noun

· working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence

Synonym(s): subbing

Hypernym(s): work

2. substitute - verb

· put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk for fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"

Synonym(s): replace, interchange, exchange

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify

3. substitute - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): sub, stand_in, fill_in

Hypernym(s): exchange, change, interchange

4. substitute - verb

· act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold"

Synonym(s): deputize, deputise, step_in

Hypernym(s): supplant, replace, supersede, supervene_upon

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