Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
replace /ri'pleis/
  • ngoại động từ
    • thay thế
    • đặt lại chỗ cũ
      • to replace borrowed books: để lại vào chỗ cũ sổ sách đã mượn
Concise Dictionary
+substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)
+take the place or move into the position of
+put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items
+put something back where it belongs

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 change, put in place of, substitute, supplant, renew:
If the toy won't work, try replacing the batteries.
2 succeed, supersede, substitute for, take over from, supplant:
Tim will be replacing David as department head.
3 restore, return, put back, make good (on), repay, refund, make restitution for:
Are you going to replace the money you took?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
1 to be used instead of sth/sb else; to do sth instead of sb/sth else: The new design will eventually replace all existing models. + Teachers will never be replaced by computers in the classroom. + She replaced her husband as the local doctor. + These measures in no way replace the need for regular safety checks.
2 ~ sb/sth (with / by sb/sth) to remove sb/sth and put another person or thing in their place: He will be difficult to replace when he leaves. + It is not a good idea to miss meals and replace them with snacks.
3 to change sth that is old, damaged, etc. for a similar thing that is newer or better: All the old carpets need replacing. + an operation to replace both hips + You'll be expected to replace any broken glasses.
4 to put sth back in the place where it was before: I replaced the cup carefully in the saucer. + to replace the handset (= after using the telephone).
Collocation Dictionary

1 take the place of sb/sth; exchange sb/sth


completely | largely | simply
Putting in a new bathroom suite can cost as little as £800 if you are simply replacing an old one.
| easily
These losses are not easily replaced.
| immediately | gradually | eventually


cannot/could not
Machines cannot replace people in this work.
| can/can't afford to | be built to, be designed to, be intended to, be used to
It was built to replace the old Victorian jail.
| appoint sb to, elect sb to | be expensive to
Halogen lamps give excellent service, but the bulbs are expensive to replace.


She replaced Jane Stott as Managing Director.
| with
We replaced the old television set with a newer one.

2 put sth back in the right place


carefully, gently


She replaced the dress in the wardrobe.
| on
He carefully replaced the vase on the shelf.

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