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verb (replac, ing)
  1. (transitive) To place again; to restore to a former place, position, condition, or the like.
    • The earl...was replaced in his government.--Bacon.
      1. (transitive) To refund; to repay; to restore; as, to replace a sum of money borrowed.
      2. (transitive) To supply or substitute an equivalent for; as, to replace a lost document.
    • With Israel, religion replaced morality. --M. Arnold.
      1. (transitive) To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfil the end or office of.
    • This duty of right intention does not or supersede the duty of consideration. --Whewell.
      1. (transitive) To put in a new or different place.
Etymology: Prefix re- + place.


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