Translation of replace in Spanish:

replace

sustituir, v.

Pronunciation: /rɪˈpleɪs//rəˈpleɪs/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(be, act as replacement for)

      (teacher/secretary) sustituir
      (secretary/teacher) reemplazar
      nobody can ever replace you, my darling nadie podrá nunca ocupar tu lugar, cariño
      • Quite apart from the endless round of operational tours, soldiers have currently to provide cover for striking firemen, who are said to be paid more than the soldiers replacing them.
      • This system designated the U.S. dollar as the international reserve asset, replacing gold in this role.
      • With land devalued, those needing wealth seek substitute assets to replace land in their portfolios.
      • In some cases these resources have replaced printed publications, helping us to reduce costs and provide updates as needed.
      • The saving of Margaret replaces or substitutes for the saving of the working class-Parliament's rejection of the Charter.
      • There are no liner notes, and the record graphic on the disc has been replaced by a repeat of the cover graphic.
      • Gone is the notion of providing all services anytime, anywhere, which has been replaced with a more specific list.
      • If the formal flamboyance of his '60s films has been replaced by complexity and their humour superseded by an intensified sensitivity to beauty, it is only to be expected and welcomed.
      • The pseudo-foil cover has been replaced with an actual foil cover.
      • Other critics argue that the proposal would increase costs for the state because the services provided by volunteer board members would have to be replaced by highly paid consultants.
      • On the plus side, it has been replaced by a flashing seatbelt reminder, which covers front and rear passengers.
      • Just a year later on, and following the departure of Dalley, replaced by Ros Murray, the band appear to return to some of their earlier instrumental sound with this third album.
      • A fall in the dollar from its pedestal with no substitute to replace it would be the very disturbing outlook suggested by an interpretation of the current trends.
      • However, these will all be abolished and replaced by a single piece of legislation that covers all UK pensions.
      • On 1 January 2002, 300 million citizens said goodbye to their historic old currencies, replacing them with one, the euro.
      • When the play became a film, the entire original cast returned except for Tandy, who was replaced with Gone with the Wind's Vivien Leigh.
      • This highly readable book will be the standard biography replacing Robert Rhodes James and indeed Eden's own unsatisfactory but lucrative memoirs.
      • Aside from their functional benefits, whey - based ingredients provide a cost-savings potential by replacing more costly ingredients or serving as bulking agents, notes Huang.
      • The problem with this new structure is that it does not replace or provide the kind of skills in sufficient quantity now needed in the new business environment.
      • A surge of love and understanding swept through him, but was quickly replaced by anger.
      • The most obvious difference is that glass windows have replaced sliding wood shutters, and houses now have electricity.
      • Much of the trade sought to replace imports with local substitutes of acceptable quality but lower cost.
      • In an ideal world, you should have enough cover to replace a breadwinner's entire income if s/he dies.
      • He is replaced by an ordinary, non-distinguishable and indifferent 13-year-old girl named Wei.
      • Denzel Washington does his thing in the Sinatra role, replacing Frank's shaken-but-confident characterization with an unsure and frightened soul.
      • Firms are closing attractive company pensions left, right and centre, then replacing them with inferior substitutes.
      • In 1977, God Save the Queen was replaced as the national anthem by Advance Australia Fair.
      • Men and women lounge in striped deck chairs only to be replaced by distraught, fighting figures illuminated in flashing lights.
      • In China perhaps nationalism plays its most important role in replacing other elements in the official ideology that are having to be jettisoned to accommodate the effects of economic reform.
      • This is a gripping record but not a great one: A few of Wallumrød's originals could have been replaced with covers.
      • This is required to replace older medicines that will eventually face competition from generic substitutes.
      • Over a period of twenty years, paper or its substitutes replaced traditional coins.
      • Ruiz was ousted from power and replaced by communist mayor Manual Diaz, who immediately held a vote - passed unanimously - to suspend all development.
      • They were superseded later in the Middle Ages, being replaced by a single movable lectern.
      • Oskar learned then that no substitute could replace his drum.
      • Many would prefer the word ‘knowledge’ here to be replaced by ‘understanding’.
      • This system has quietly been replaced at every studio with a deal that returns about 55% to the studios no matter what week of the run it is.
      • Lost tags can be replaced with a tag with a new code provided traceability is not compromised
      • What they have not said is that the particular foam that was in use at the time was an environmental substitute replacing a material that had worked well.
      • The play is a kind of reversal of The Taming of the Shrew, where the man-hater Kate is replaced with a woman-hater Cavaliere.

    • 1.2(provide replacement for)

      she had to replace the cups she had broken tuvo que reponer las tazas que había roto
      • incompetent managers are quickly replaced los directores incompetentes son sustituidos rápidamente

    • 1.3(change)

      cambiar
      the batteries need replacing every few months cada pocos meses hay que cambiar las pilas
      • to replace sth with sth cambiar algo por algo
      • the frames were replaced with plastic ones cambiaron los marcos por unos de plástico
      • to replace a man with a machine sustituir / reemplazar a un hombre por una máquina
      • The ad hoc-tech use of standard fittings and relatively simple technology makes the enterprise admirably economical, though replacing exhausted light bulbs might prove a bit tricky.
      • A fifth of them cannot be saved or restored, they need to be completely replaced, but among them are 66 registered architectural monuments.
      • Although the broken window would still need to be replaced, the inner pane protects the building's interior from the fierce winds.
      • The man-made leg replacing the leg Ahab lost after fighting Moby Dick.
      • Server hardware is usually built to facilitate easy upgrading of hardware and replacing of broken parts.
      • Because of their long life, LEDs don't need to be replaced as often as other lightbulbs, if ever.
      • One of the charter boats had to be replaced at the last minute because of a broken bilge pump.
      • The original neo-Gothic chapel fell victim to subsidence and was replaced in 1963 with a tepee-like structure covered in copper.
      • Broken roof tiles should be replaced and broken windows should be repaired.
      • I checked it on my way to work the next day to find that, yes, they had changed the filter, but rather than put it a new one they substituted one that was much worse than the one being replaced!
      • The company used to spend four hours a week checking each one and replacing burned-out light bulbs.

  • 2

    (put back)
    volver a poner
    volver a colocar
    she replaced the book on the shelf volvió a poner / a colocar el libro en el estante
    • replace the receiver and redial cuelgue el auricular y vuelva a marcar