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      vb   tr  
1    to take the place of; supersede  
the manual worker is being replaced by the machine     
2    to substitute a person or thing for (another which has ceased to fulfil its function); put in place of  
to replace an old pair of shoes     
3    to put back or return; restore to its rightful place  
  replaceable      adj  
  replaceability      n  
  replacer      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


fill (someone's) shoes or boots, follow, oust, put back, re-establish, reinstate, restore, stand in lieu of, step into (someone's) shoes or boots, substitute, succeed, supersede, supplant, supply, take over from, take the place of  

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