›the act of using something new or different instead of something else, or the new thing that is used: the substitution of sth (for sth)The governmentplans to encourage the substitution of cheapgenericdrugs for expensive brand-name ones.Telecommuting is not a substitution for child care.
This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,