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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A more sophisticated version of that is the view that Judaism at the time of Christ was totally "legalistic." Take the words of the Third Eucharistic Prayer for Children: "Jesus came into a world in which people no longer loved each other." Because groups like the Pharisees were hypocritical legalists, Jesus abolished the law, replacing it with the "law of love." The problem with such views is that by oversimplifying the complex world out of which our scriptures come they distort their meaning.
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