in place of (something)

in place of (something)

As an alternative to something; instead of something. Can we put another bouquet here in place of the roses?
See also: of, place

in place of someone or something

instead of someone or something; as a substitute for someone or something. I changed my mind. I want a red one in place of the blue one. John came to help in place of Max, who was sick.
See also: of, place

in place of

Instead of.
See also: of, place