verb (used with object), re·placed, re·plac·ing.
- replacement therapy,
Origin of replace
Examples from the Web for replaceable
They know players are a dime a dozen, disposable and replaceable.
But even though they see it all around them, they still don't really believe they're replaceable.
Since phosphoric acid has three replaceable hydrogen atoms, three sodium phosphates are possible,—two acid salts and one normal.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
He indignantly replied that she should thank God her life was spared, never mind her replaceable property.Sinking of the Titanic|Various
No one was expected to be a mere automaton, useful but replaceable.A History of Giggleswick School|Edward Allen Bell
No individual like another, no one replaceable, not vague soft Judd for instance or any other.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
I was a replaceable plug-in unit, not an individual in my own right.Anchorite|Randall Garrett
1590s, "to restore to a previous place or position," from re- "back, again" + place (v.). Meaning "to take the place of" is recorded from 1753; that of "to fill the place of (with something else)" is from 1765. Related: Replaced; replacing.