surrogate synonym, surrogate definition | Thesaurus

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images
Collins

surrogate

  

      n   deputy, proxy, representative, stand-in, substitute  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
Collins

surrogate

  
  ( surrogates    plural  ) You use surrogate to describe a person or thing that is given a particular role because the person or thing that should have the role is not available.      adj   ADJ n  
Martin had become Howard Cosell's surrogate son...     
      Surrogate is also a noun., n-count  
Arms control should not be made into a surrogate for peace.     


surrogate mother        ( surrogate mothers    plural  ) A surrogate mother is a woman who has agreed to give birth to a baby on behalf of another woman.      n-count  

Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

Advertising