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Definition of "replace" []

  • To put back into a former position or place. (verb-transitive)
  • To take or fill the place of. (verb-transitive)
  • To be or provide a substitute for. (verb-transitive)
  • To pay back or return; refund. (verb-transitive)
  • To take the place of; supersede (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To substitute a person or thing for (another which has ceased to fulfil its function); put in place of (verb)
  • To put back or return; restore to its rightful place (verb)

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Use "replace" in a sentence
  • "If I include the curly brackets where I instinctively think they should go as shown below it does not replace the $search values with the $replace values."
  • "__frep__ for "field replace" to be used in __replace__, rather than making it a sub-function of __replace__."
  • "What the hell did the label replace it for? login to post links to videos."