verb (used with object), sur·ro·gat·ed, sur·ro·gat·ing.
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Origin of surrogate
OTHER WORDS FROM surrogatesur·ro·gate·ship, nounsur·ro·ga·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for surrogate
She considered serving as a surrogate after learning that the daughter of a co-worker struggled to become pregnant.A third-grade teacher in Minnesota donated a kidney to her school’s custodian|Kyle Melnick|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Body temperature serves as a sort of surrogate for basal metabolic rate, or the number of calories required to keep the body working while at rest.Bolivia’s Tsimane people’s average body temperature fell half a degree in 16 years|Sujata Gupta|November 13, 2020|Science News
I know they are willing, but they need to hear from the President and his best surrogates.The Trailer: Partisan realities clash, again, this time on the vote count|David Weigel|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
He took me on Soul Train and soon I became like a surrogate son to him.Soul Brother No. 1 James Brown Endorses Richard Nixon? Believe It|Eugene Robinson|October 19, 2020|Ozy
He took me on Soul Train, and soon I became like a surrogate son to him.How James Brown Became a Father Figure to Al Sharpton|Joshua Eferighe|October 8, 2020|Ozy