verb (used with object), re·placed, re·plac·ing.
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Rolled-up socks and laundry baskets have replaced balls and nets.Kids are shooting hoops with rolled up socks, but pandemic physical education is not canceled|Kelly Field|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The team is coming off a 4-12 season and has hired Nick Caserio as its general manger and David Culley as its coach to replace Bill O’Brien, who was fired from both roles in October.J.J. Watt will be released by Houston Texans at his request|Mark Maske|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
If you don’t love it, weigh the cost of replacing it against starting over.Replacing pieces of flatware or china can be a challenge. Here’s how to track them down.|Laura Daily|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
One way to practice this, she said, is by creating new hope to replace the hope you’ve lost.Politics and conspiracy theories are fracturing relationships. Here’s how to grieve those broken bonds.|Jeff Schrum|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Riders of Metro’s Blue Line will need to seek alternatives starting Saturday as the transit agency shuts the line down for three months to replace platforms at two stations.Two Blue Line Metro stations to close through late May for platform work|Justin George|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
He also wants to “replace every existing organism with a better one.”
But this year, instead of simply voting against Boehner on Tuesday, at least two members of the group are vying to replace him.
It has grown from a rotten root—striving to replace human judgment with detailed dictates.
Because this food source could abruptly disappear at any time, cutworm moths cannot be counted on to replace pine nuts.
But Klein offers nothing specific to replace that structurelessness.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When cool, replace the acid with water, and examine for hemin crystals with two-thirds and one-sixth objectives.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
New and feverish desires for luxuries replace each older want as satisfied.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Extra howitzers will be most useful to replace pieces damaged by enemy batteries on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Another would replace him, and there is little to choose among the men that garrison Condillac.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The old servant now and again crept in on soundless feet to replace with a freshly heated bottle of sak the one grown cold.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa