substitute englannista suomeksi
''I had no shallots so I substituted onion.''
To use X in place of Y.
''I had to substitute new parts for the old ones.''
To use Y in place of X; to replace X with Y.
''I had to substitute old parts with the new ones.''
''He was playing poorly and was substituted after twenty minutes''
To serve as a replacement (for someone or something).
1987, Tobin|James Tobin, ''Essays in Economics, Vol. 2'', p. 75
- Accumulation of wealth by this route may substitute for personal saving.
A replacement or stand-in for something that achieves a similar result or purpose.
(RQ:De Quincey Theory of Greek Traged)
- Ladies in Shakespeare's age (..) wore masks as the sole substitute known to our ancestors for the modern parasol.
A player who is available to replace another if the need arises, and who may or may not actually do so.