Definitions of replace:
- verb: put something back where it belongs
Example: "Replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"
- verb: substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
Example: "He replaced the old razor blade"
- verb: put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
Example: "The con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"
- verb: take the place or move into the position of
Example: "Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left"
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