- take the place of；provide a substitute for (something that is broken, old, or inoperative)
verb: replace, 3rd person present: replaces, gerund or present participle: replacing, past tense: replaced, past participle: replaced
- 1. take the place of:
Ian's smile was replaced by a frown
- 2. provide a substitute for (something that is broken, old, or inoperative):
the glass had not long been replaced after a fight
- 3. fill the role of (someone or something) with a substitute:
the government dismissed 3,000 of its customs inspectors, replacing them with new recruits
- 4. put (something) back in a previous place or position:
he drained his glass and replaced it on the bar
... instincts tells me "replace" is more appropriate. but, how about substitute? ...he is on vacation (she will return). But if you replace the teacher it is more likely you have taken the...
replace = 取代 substitute = 帶替 replace 是永久性的, substitute 是暫時的. Replace: After too many loses this year, our basketball team coach ...
...一般我們說substitute A for B=replace B with/by A (用A取代B)，而replace A for B...