Substitute - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Substitute.

ALTEREGO
BENCHWARMER
ERSATZ
EXCHANGE
FILLIN
PROXY
SCRUB
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ALTEREGO
BENCHWARMER
ERSATZ
  1. artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
  2. Being an imitation or a substitute, usually an inferior one; artificial: ersatz coffee made mostly of chicory
  3. an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
EXCHANGE
  1. (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
  2. (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange"
  3. 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"
  4. reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
  5. the act of giving something in return for something received; "deductible losses on sales or exchanges of property are allowable"
  6. change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  7. the act of changing one thing for another thing; "Adam was promised immortality in exchange for his disobedience"; "there was an interchange of prisoners"
  8. exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind
FILLIN
PROXY
  1. a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting
  2. a person authorized to act for another
SCRUB
  1. postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"
  2. the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
  3. dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
  4. (of domestic animals) not selectively bred
  5. wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation"
  6. clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"
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