verb (used with object), re·placed, re·plac·ing.
- replacement therapy,
Origin of replace
Examples from the Web for replaced
The legal jungle must be bulldozed, and replaced by radically simpler framework of goals and principles.
The “smile through tears” had replaced the previous mindset that laughing was for the poor.
The prize will not be replaced if lost, mutilated, or stolen.
Why has Michael Bloomberg replaced his longtime lieutenant with the editor-in-chief of The Economist?
I do feel that television and movies to some extent—which are even more dangerous—have replaced books in terms of where people go.James Patterson Goes Full ‘Fahrenheit 451’ With Burning Book Video|William O’Connor|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was told that the bones were not replaced but that sticks were inserted to maintain the fingers in proper shape.
Instantly the motors were replaced by the picture of a girl whose face was noble and reserved.The Paliser case|Edgar Saltus
But later, when the chapel belonged to the Hautecoeurs, they replaced the original work by their family coat of arms.The Dream|Emile Zola
Lost wealth can be replaced by industry; lost health by hygiene; but lost time is gone forever.Hidden Treasures|Harry A. Lewis
He replaced the lamp with a hand that was steady enough now, and went slowly across the picture-gallery.The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers|Mary Cholmondeley
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.