Translation of "substitute" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsʌb·stɪ·tjuːt/ us /ˈsʌb·stɪˌtut/

someone or something that is used instead of another person or thing

sustituto, -a
Margarine can be used as a substitute for butter.
verb uk /ˈsʌbstɪtjuːt/ us /ˈsʌb·stɪˌtut/

to use someone or something instead of another person or thing

You can substitute / pasta for the rice in this recipe.

(Translation of “substitute” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈsabstitjuːt/

to put in, or to take, the place of someone or something else

I substituted your name for mine on the list.
substitution noun

the act of substituting, or process of being substituted.


(Translation of “substitute” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)