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Pronunciation:  ri'pleysmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy"
  2. [n]  a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
  3. [n]  an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
  4. [n]  a person who follows next in order; "he was President Lincoln's successor"
  5. [n]  someone who takes the place of another person
  6. [n]  filling again by supplying what has been used up

REPLACEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: alternate, permutation, refilling, renewal, replacing, replenishment, substitute, substitution, successor, surrogate, switch, transposition
 See Also: backup, backup man, commutation, compeer, displacement, equal, equivalent, exchange, fill-in, filling, fluctuation, match, novation, peer, pitching change, relief, reliever, stand-in, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, successor, supersedure, supersession, supplanting, variation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*place"ment\ (-ment), n.
1. The act of replacing.

2. (Crystallog.) The removal of an edge or an angle by one or
   more planes.