Translation of surrogate in Spanish:


sustituto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌrəɡət//ˈsərəˌɡeɪt//ˈsərəɡət/


  • 1formal

    sustituto masculine
    • Outcome surrogates must be carefully validated to avoid misleading results.
    • Not quite useful as measurements of scale, they could be understood to serve as surrogates for her own presence in the cinema of daily life.
    • In representing American economic interests in the absence of a tangible American presence, Fort Union was a surrogate for federal authority.
    • Explorers became the conventional heroes of colonial Australia, surrogates for the warriors Australia did not have.
    • The road, both a participant in and a generator of vistas, becomes a surrogate for the human presence.
    • The sequence-structure distance can be interpreted as a surrogate for the difference in energies between an ancestral and a descendant protein.
    • Using outcome surrogates can decrease both study duration and sample size.
    • The use of personal anecdotes about a few hundred students and a secretary as surrogates for the world economy disappointed.
    • People tend to project disgust properties onto groups of people in their own society who come to figure as surrogates for people's anxieties about their own animality.
    • In contrast, in the local strategy, some biodiversity surrogates may not achieve their target.
    • Like language, these photographs are surrogates for reality, full of meaning but incomplete in and of themselves.
    • A written informed consent was obtained from patients' surrogates after describing the nature and the purpose of the study.
    • Before enrollment in the study, each patient or the patient's designated healthcare surrogate provided written informed consent.
    • In contrast to true surrogates, estimator surrogates have true surrogates as their intended objects of representation.
    • Discuss the patient's need to make advance directives and to identify surrogates for medical and legal decision-making.
    • In addition, a modified version of the portfolio traveled to sixteen venues between 1935 and 1937, with the photographs serving as surrogates for the objects themselves.
    • Whereas estimator surrogates, they argue, are subject to empirical justification, true surrogates are still dependent on convention.
    • In an ordinary presidential election, the winner enjoys the right to call the shots on policy as the political surrogate for the electoral majority.
    • Some Balts hoped that, if and when they joined the EU, it would be a surrogate for a formal military alliance.
    • It's experts who can inspect, audit, and review, acting as surrogates for the importing party.
  • 2

    (in UK)
    (de un obispo) vicario masculine
  • 3

    (in US)
    juez masculine
    juez masculine
    jueza feminine


  • 1

    (material) sucedáneo
    he's become a surrogate father to me ha llegado a ser como un padre para mí
    • (in UK) surrogate bishop vicario del obispo
    • surrogate motherhood