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substitute

noun agent, alternate, alternative, delegate, deputy, double, emissary, envoy, factor, lieutenant, pinch hitter, plenipotentiary, proxy, regent, replacement, representation, representative, stand-in, steward, stopgap, substitution, supplanter, surrogate, temporary expedient, trustee, understudy
See also: agent, alienate, alternate, alternative, change, commute, conduit, convert, cover, delegate, deputy, devolve, disjunctive, displace, exchange, false, imitation, intermediary, liaison, plenipotentiary, procurator, provisional, proxy, quid pro quo, replace, replacement, representative, secondary, stopgap, succedaneum, supersede, supplant, surrogate, transform

SUBSTITUTE, contracts. One placed under another to transact business for him; in letters of attorney, power is generally given to the attorney to nominate and appoint a substitute.
     2. Without such power, the authority given to one person cannot in general be delegated to another, because it is a personal trust and confidence, and is not therefore transmissible. The authority is given to him to exercise his judgment and discretion, and it cannot be said that the trust and confidence reposed in him shall be exercised at the discretion of another. 2 Atk. 88; 2 Ves. 645. But an authority may be delegated to another, when the attorney has express power to do so. Bunb. 166; T. Jones, 110. See Story, Ag. Sec. 13, 14. When a man is drawn in the militia, he may in some cases hire a substitute.

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An analysis of this same data set at the product category level by Romero, Foxall, Schrezenmaier, Oliveira-Castro, and James (2006) was based on the prediction that the substitutable products would show matching, while the independent and complementary products would show undermatching or, in the case of some complementary product combinations, antimatching.
From an initial data search of several hundred potential comparable sales, I found 151 recent sales of vacant subdivision lots that were similar in character to (and very substitutable with) the subject lots.
report argued that consumers cannot taste the difference between bottled and tap water, concluding that bottled water is therefore substitutable by tap.
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Alternatively, attempts can be made to identify substitutable stimuli to replace sensory reinforcement obtained by engaging in the behavior (Piazza, Hanley, & Fisher, 1996).
The sand pours over that surface area, rapidly heats that biomass and converts it to a gas that is substitutable for natural gas.