replace

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈpleɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈpleɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri plās)


Inflections of 'replace' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
replaces
v 3rd person singular
replacing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
replaced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
replaced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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replace

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. replace a [vase, lightbulb, dish, cup]
  2. replace [an old, a worn out, a broken] [vase]
  3. replaced the [book, toys, folders] on the shelf
  4. she [has been, was] replaced by [her colleague, an intern, a new hire]
  5. [will, is going to] replace him as [director, president]
  6. his smile was replaced by [a frown, tears, a look of shock]
  7. replace the borrowed [money, sugar, milk]
  8. [computers, robots] have replaced [machines, humans]
  9. [cannot, can never] be replaced
  10. been replaced in her affections (by)
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