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substitute

Δύο γὰρ, ἐπιστήμη τε καὶ δόξα, ὧν τὸ μὲν ἐπίστασθαι ποιέει, τὸ δὲ ἀγνοεῖν.
Hippocrates

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v. trans.

Change: P. and V. μεταλλάσσειν, διαλλάσσειν, ἀνταλλάσσειν, ἀμείβειν (Plat. but rare P.).

Choose instead: P. and V. ἀνθαιρεῖσθαι.

Introduce instead: P. ἀντεισάγειν.

Give in exchange: P. and V. ἀντιδιδόναι (Eur., I. T. 28).

Substitute a child (by fraud): P. and V. ὑποβάλλεσθαι.

subs.

Use V. adj. ἀντίσταθμος (Soph., El. 571).

Successor: use P. and V. adj., διάδοχος.

Changeling: V. διάλλαγμα, τό, or use P. adj. ὑποβολιμαῖος.

The multitude is but a sorry kind of substitute for a true friend: V. ἀλόγιστον δέ τι τὸ πλῆθος ἀντάλλαγμα γενναίου φίλου (Eur., Or. 1156).

The goddesses promised me that Admetus should escape immediate death, if he found a substitute to die for him and satisfy the nether powers: V. ᾔνεσαν δέ μοι θεαὶ Ἄδμητον ᾍδην τὸν παραυτίκʼ ἐκφυγεῖν ἄλλον διαλλάξαντα τοῖς κάτω νεκρόν (Eur., Alc. 12).