Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
We couldn't get cream, so we used yoghurt as a substitute.
a milk/sugar/meat substitute
a synthetic substitute for rubber
Rituals and superstitions may become a substitute for a religious life.
Of course a pet is a poor substitute for human companionship.
Feeling sorry for someone is no substitute for love.
This is the British English definition of substitute. View American English definition of substitute.