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
In the next election, MassEquality took Vinnie out, replacing him with a young gay man, Carl Sciortino.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Heat very gently until bubbles begin to form, replacing the acid as it evaporates.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
"I'll take it," said Mr. Blossom, and he stuck his old knife in a post, replacing it in his pocket with the new purchase.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
James detached it and handed it to his aunt, carefully replacing the pin in the paper.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
Katy succeeded in replacing the stone without discovery, and never dared to trust herself with another visit.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
The sudden cure of advanced paresis would be as much a miracle as the sudden replacing of a lost femur.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley