Bedeutung von “surrogate” — Learner’s Dictionary

surrogate

adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /ˈsʌrəɡɪt/

used instead of someone or something else:

Twenty years older than her, he effectively became a surrogate father.
surrogate noun [ C ]

someone or something that is used instead of someone or something else:

He seemed to regard her as a surrogate for his dead mother.

(Definition von “surrogate” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)