replace (someone or something) with (someone or something)

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replace (someone or something) with (someone or something)

To substitute a person or thing in the place of someone or something; to provide someone or something that assumes the function, role, or status of someone or something. They're looking to replace the manager with someone who is a bit better educated. I feel like we're all going to be replaced by machines someday.
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If the plastic exhaust port tip breaks, replace it with NSN 4730-01-494-7215.
* Should you drop your regular phone and replace it with a cellular phone?
Researchers suggested that if they removed one of the four instruments -- phone-both-size devices that lie parallel to Hubble's optical axis -- they could replace it with a similarly shaped compartment mounted with corrective mirrors.
Replace it with a new lock washer, NSN 5310-00-011-5093, and cap screw.
Nothing can replace the comfort of curling up with a good book or magazine - and print can last forever - what is called "evergreen." With online, what you see today may be gone tomorrow if the webmeister decides to remove it, or replace it with more current information.