verb (used with object), re·placed, re·plac·ing.
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As Alzheimer’s took hold and he began cutting flowers repeatedly, her sister-in-law replaced the clippers with a set of pliers to help keep him safe.Why this Virginia man spent days making an Alzheimer’s ‘busy box’ for a stranger|Cathy Free|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Technicians are being asked to replace nurses, and workers in ambulatory care are taking shifts in hospitals.As coronavirus soars, hospitals hope to avoid an agonizing choice: Who gets care and who goes home|Darryl Fears, Joel Achenbach, Brittney Martin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The flagman’s job was to warn train operators to watch for work crews ahead who were replacing platforms and working on the line.Metro’s plans to correct safety deficiencies in its rail operations center sent back for more work|Justin George|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Kitchen sponges“Sponges are a breeding ground for bacteria, so they need to be replaced relatively often,” Berliet says.When to replace smoke detectors, sponges, pillows and more, according to experts|Daniel Bortz|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
After two and a half years, it was canceled, and it was replaced by another show which I hosted.Alex Trebek, quintessential quizmaster as ‘Jeopardy!’ host for three decades, dies at 80|Emily Langer|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
At the same time YouTube was replacing MTV as the go-to place for music videos.OK Go Is Helping Redefine the Music Video For the Internet Age|Lauren Schwartzberg|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mitochondrial intervention is the practice of replacing DNA that carries a genetic disease.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the option of replacing a new diplomatic breakthrough with open-ended diplomatic muddle-through is not on the table.
They have no intention of “replacing” Obamacare with anything, and they never did.
As a lure for the ambitious, Silicon Valley and San Francisco are replacing Wall Street.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Replacing the receiver, she shook her head and said: "No, Madame."Bought and Paid For|Arthur Hornblow
"Speedy enough," said the lady, replacing the large volume on the shelf.
The present maypole was erected on May 29th 1882, replacing one which had come into existence on the same day twenty years before.The Evolution Of An English Town|Gordon Home
We can put you in the way of replacing the heirlooms in the night, just as they were taken away—by that secret passage you know.The Brightener|C. N. Williamson
An objection which many people offer is that they need repairing often, or replacing.Garden Ornaments|Mary H. Northend