Definitions of replacing

n the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another

replacing the star will not be easy”
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(law) the replacement of one obligation by another by mutual agreement of both parties; usually the replacement of one of the original parties to a contract with the consent of the remaining party
pitching change
replacing a pitcher in baseball
supersedure, supersession
act of replacing one person or thing by another especially one held to be superior
displacement, supplanting
act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
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commutation, exchange, substitution
the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"

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