verb (used with object), replaced, replacing.
to assume the former role, position, or function of; substitute for (a person or thing):
Electricity has replaced gas in lighting.
to provide a substitute or equivalent in the of:
to replace a broken dish.
to restore; return; make good:
to replace a sum of money borrowed.
to restore to a former or the proper place:
to replace the vase on the table.
to take the place of; supersede: the manual worker is being replaced by the machine
to substitute a person or thing for (another which has ceased to fulfil its function); put in place of: to replace an old pair of shoes
to put back or return; restore to its rightful place
1590s, “to restore to a previous place or position,” from re- “back, again” + place (v.). Meaning “to take the place of” is recorded from 1753; that of “to fill the place of (with something else)” is from 1765. Related: Replaced; replacing.
[sep-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of separating or the state of being separated. 2. a place, line, or point of parting. 3. a gap, hole, rent, or the like. 4. something that separates or divides. 5. Law. 6. Aerospace. the time or act of releasing a burned-out stage of […]
- Non seq.
1. . abbreviation 1. non sequitur Latin non sequitur (it does not follow)
[si-kwen-shuh l] /sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl/ adjective 1. characterized by regular of parts. 2. following; subsequent; consequent. /sɪˈkwɛnʃəl/ adjective 1. characterized by or having a regular sequence 2. another word for sequent adj. 1816, from Late Latin sequentia (see sequence) + -al (1). Related: Sequentially.
[non sek-wi-ter, -too r; Latin nohn se-kwi-too r] /nɒn ˈsɛk wɪ tər, -ˌtʊər; Latin noʊn ˈsɛ kwɪˌtʊər/ noun 1. Logic. an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises. 2. a statement containing an illogical conclusion. /ˈnɒn ˈsɛkwɪtə/ noun 1. a statement having little or no relevance to what preceded it 2. […]