verb (used with object), sub·sti·tut·ed, sub·sti·tut·ing.
verb (used without object), sub·sti·tut·ed, sub·sti·tut·ing.
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Swing Education, a startup that used to help schools hire substitute teachers, pivoted to help connect those same teachers to full-time pod gigs.Teachers are leaving schools. Will they come to startups next?|Natasha Mascarenhas|October 30, 2020|TechCrunch
This particular kind of algorithm could be a very useful substitute for third-party cookies while still providing for increased privacy.‘Very pleasantly surprised’ Google shares results of Privacy Sandbox experiments|Lara O'Reilly|October 22, 2020|Digiday
Supreme Court justices make their own recusal decisions, based on whether they have a personal stake in the case or their impartiality might be reasonably questioned and with the knowledge there cannot be a substitute if they sit it out.Supreme Court split in Pa. election case raises questions about how a Justice Barrett would rule|Seung Min Kim, Robert Barnes|October 20, 2020|Washington Post
Even so, for air carriers there is substitute for flights to somewhere.‘Flights to nowhere’ are popular. Experts explain the psychology behind the COVID-era concept|Grady McGregor|October 11, 2020|Fortune
That seemed wrong to me because it seemed often that face-to-face interactions and electronic interactions were complements, rather than substitutes.
British Dictionary definitions for substitute
- a person or thing that serves in place of another, such as a player in a game who takes the place of an injured colleague
- (as modifier)a substitute goalkeeper Often shortened to: sub