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. an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  2. artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
  3. Being an imitation or a substitute, usually an inferior one; artificial: ersatz coffee made mostly of chicory
EXCHANGE
  1. chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  2. (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value; "the endgame began after the exchange of queens"
  3. (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop; "black lost the exchange"
  4. 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"
  5. change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  6. reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
  7. exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
  8. the act of giving something in return for something receive
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"
Clue Database Last Updated: 16/12/2018 9:00am

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