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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On July 20, the 11th Circuit denied a plaintiff's charge that his company exhibited age discrimination when it replaced him with a computer system.
Int'l Furniture Mktg., Inc., Thomas Gortemoller filed a lawsuit against his employer, International Furniture Marketing, claiming the company replaced him with a younger employee and discriminated against his age.