Meaning of REPLACEMENT in English

REPLACEMENT

noun

1 replacing one thing with another

ADJECTIVE

▪ complete , full

Complete ~ of the roof tiles would be very costly.

▪ partial

▪ direct

The series III gearbox is a direct ~ for a series II.

▪ gradual

▪ eventual

VERB + REPLACEMENT

▪ be in need of , need , require

The original furnishings are now in need of ~.

REPLACEMENT + NOUN

▪ programme/program

▪ cost , value

Rare instruments are usually insured for their full ~ value.

▪ equipment

PHRASES

▪ hormone ~ therapy (abbreviated to HRT )

2 sb/sth that replaces sb/sth else

ADJECTIVE

▪ permanent

▪ temporary

▪ immediate

▪ last-minute , late

She served as a last-minute ~ for the woman originally selected.

▪ likely

He is the most likely ~ for the captain.

▪ possible , potential

▪ ideal

▪ adequate

▪ appropriate , suitable

▪ hip , joint , knee

▪ valve

▪ meal ( esp. AmE )

low-calorie meal ~s

VERB + REPLACEMENT

▪ appoint , bring in (sb/sth as) , hire

We'll have to see how bad the injury is before deciding whether to bring in a ~.

▪ name (sb as)

She was named as a possible ~ for the head of sales.

▪ choose , select

▪ need

▪ look for , seek

▪ find

We need to find a ~ for Jan when she goes on maternity leave.

▪ get

▪ come in as , come on as (both BrE )

He came on as a ~ for the injured player.

▪ have , undergo

She had a hip ~ six years ago.

REPLACEMENT + NOUN

▪ worker ( esp. AmE )

▪ part , product , unit

Do you know where I can get the ~ part?

▪ car , vehicle

PREPOSITION

▪ as ~

Trams are now often preferred as ~s for buses.

▪ ~ by

the president's temporary ~ by the Chief of Staff

▪ ~ for

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