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be replaced by (someone or something)

To have one's or something's role, function, status, capacity, etc., taken over by someone or something else; to have someone or something take one's or something's place. I feel like we're all going to be replaced by machines someday. The manager is being replaced by a younger, better educated person. All his anger was replaced by sadness after the initial shock wore off.
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be replaced with (someone or something)

To have one's or something's role, function, status, capacity, etc., taken over by someone or something else; to have someone or something take one's or something's place. I feel like we're all going to be replaced with machines someday. The manager is being replaced with a younger, better educated person. All his anger was replaced with sadness after the initial shock wore off.
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replace (someone or something) by (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. A less common variant of "replace (someone or something) with (someone or something)," except in passive constructions. 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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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

replace someone or something by someone or something

 and replace someone or something with someone or something
to remove someone or something and add someone or something in place of the first. The manager replaced two workers by a machine. Walter replaced his old lawn mower with a newer one.
See also: by, replace
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The replacers have a wide range of varieties that can be used extensively for feeding livestock like calves, dogs and other animals.
Effect of milk replacer and early weaning diets on growth performance of buffalo calves during weaning period.
- The global fat replacers market is anticipated to reach USD 2.79bn by 2025, according to a new report by US based market research and consulting company Grand View Research, Inc.
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Ingredient and analyzed composition of milk replacers (1), starter, and hay Items Milk replacer PC PC-Lys PC-Met Milk replacer ingredient composition (% as fed basis) Soy protein concentrate 25.90 26.90 26.00 Dried whey 30.00 30.70 30.00 Whey protein concentrate 17.60 18.40 17.80 tallow 15.50 15.10 15.50 Compound premix 3.90 3.90 3.90 dextrin 5.10 3.80 5.10 Lys 0.83 0.06 0.82 Met 0.36 0.35 0.13 Thr 0.78 0.75 0.78 Analyzed nutrient (% as DM basis) DM 95.92 95.96 95.83 CP 21.
Manufacturer Frank Wright Trouw said last night: "We continue to advise anyone who believes that they have lambs affected by the identified batches of lamb milk replacer to contact their supplier, who will instigate the appropriate action as required.
Other simple tricks are switching from butter to a nonhydrogenated margarine (we use Earth Balance), and to a vegetable-based egg replacer. One egg replacer (Ener-G) is mainly made from potato and tapioca starch with some added leavener.
According to Divelbiss, the PLC on a Chip is much more than a smart relay, and much more than a smart relay, and much more than a relay replacer that basically consists of a timer and a counter.
When Land O'Lakes Animal Milk Products Company, Arden Hills, Minn., developed Cow's Match[TM] milk replacer, research results quickly signaled that it would change the future of calf management and heifer productivity.
The fat replacer industry will remain fragmented, with different products dominating in specific applications.
in Chilton, Wisconsin, the science of manufacturing milk replacer products combines with a round-the-clock materials handling operation requiring use of lift trucks.
ARS also earlier introduced another fat replacer, Nu-Trim that is based on both oats and barley.
Nu-Trim is a cousin of Oatrim, another fat replacer currently used in food products (SN: 5/26/90, p.