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

 sub·sti·tute /ˈsʌbstəˌtut, ˌtjut/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sub·sti·tute /ˈsəbstəˌt(j)ut/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·stit·ute n.  One who, or that which, is substituted or put in the place of another; one who acts for another; that which stands in lieu of something else; specifically Mil., a person who enlists for military service in the place of a conscript or drafted man.
    Hast thou not made me here thy substitute?   --Milton.
    Ladies [in Shakespeare's age] . . . wore masks as the sole substitute known to our ancestors for the modern parasol.   --De Quincey.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·stit·ute v. t. [imp. & p. p. Substituted p. pr. & vb. n. Substituting ]  To put in the place of another person or thing; to exchange.
    Some few verses are inserted or substituted in the room of others.   --Congreve.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a
             team [syn: second-string, substitute(a)]
      2: capable of substituting in any of several positions on a
         team; "a utility infielder" [syn: utility(a), substitute(a)]
      3: artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute
         coffee" [syn: ersatz]
      n 1: a person or thing that takes or can take the place of
           another [syn: replacement]
      2: an athlete who plays only when another member of the team
         drops out [syn: reserve]
      3: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get
         dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for
         dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer
         fill-ins" [syn: stand-in, relief, reliever, backup,
          backup man, fill-in]
      v 1: 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: replace]
      2: be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for
         the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for
         cream--we are on a strict diet" [syn: sub, stand in, fill
      3: act as a substitute; "She stood in for the soprano who
         suffered from a cold" [syn: deputize, deputise, step