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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·place /rɪˈples/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 總體查尋與替換; 總體查尋並替換

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 替換 取代

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·place v. t.
 1. To place again; to restore to a former place, position, condition, or the like.
    The earl . . . was replaced in his government.   --Bacon.
 2. To refund; to repay; to restore; as, to replace a sum of money borrowed.
 3. To supply or substitute an equivalent for; as, to replace a lost document.
    With Israel, religion replaced morality.   --M. Arnold.
 4. To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfull the end or office of.
    This duty of right intention does not replace or supersede the duty of consideration.   --Whewell.
 5. To put in a new or different place.
 Note:The propriety of the use of replace instead of displace, supersede, take the place of, as in the third and fourth definitions, is often disputed on account of etymological discrepancy; but the use has been sanctioned by the practice of careful writers.
 Replaced crystal Crystallog., a crystal having one or more planes in the place of its edges or angles.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or
           inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding
           what is expected); "He replaced the old razor blade";
           "We need to replace the secretary that left a month
           ago"; "the insurance will replace the lost income";
           "This antique vase can never be replaced"
      2: take the place or move into the position of; "Smith replaced
         Miller as CEO after Miller left"; "the computer has
         supplanted the slide rule"; "Mary replaced Susan as the
         team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the
         school" [syn: supplant, supersede, supervene upon]
      3: put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent
         items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake
         Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"
         [syn: substitute]
      4: put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on
         the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put
         the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed
         them" [syn: put back]