Substitution


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

substitution

[‚səb·stə′tü·shən]
(psychology)
A defense mechanism whereby an unattainable or unacceptable goal, emotion, or object is replaced by one that is more attainable or acceptable.

Substitution

A material or process offered in lieu of, and equivalent to, the specified material or process.

Substitution

 

(law), in a will, the naming of a second heir, called a substitute heir. In Soviet law—for example, in Article 536 of the Civil Code of the RSFSR—a substitute heir can accede to an inheritance only if the first heir dies before the opening of the inheritance or does not accept the inheritance. In several other socialist countries, such as Hungary and Poland, legislation provides for substitution. In Poland, the law of inheritance allows substitution not only with respect to an heir ex testamento but also with respect to an heir ab intestato (art. 963 of the Civil Code).

substitution

A material or process offered in lieu of, and as being equivalent to, a specified material or process.

Substitution

Arsinoë
put her own son in place of Orestes; her son was killed and Orestes was saved. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]
Barabbas
robber freed in Christ’s stead. [N.T.: Matthew 27:15–18; Swed. Lit.: Barabbas]
Canty, Tom
young beggar takes to throne in prince’s stead. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
Edward, Prince of Wales
kingling becomes urchin in clothing exchange. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
George, Tobey
after Marcus’s death, replaces him in his family. [Am. Lit.: The Human Comedy]
Hagar
thinking herself barren, Sarah offers slave to Abraham. [O.T.: Genesis 16:1–4]
Leah
deceptively substituted for Rachel in Jacob’s bed. [O.T.: Genesis 29:22–25]
whipping boy
surrogate sufferer for delinquent prince. [Eur. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 942]
References in periodicals archive ?
Along with the Cardemas, Guillermo Villareal Jr., Krizza Reyes and Robert Garcia also filed for substitution with the Comelec.
Successful import substitution policies adopted in the 1950s and 1960s were gradually abandoned in the 1980s and 1990s on the advice of the IMF and the World Bank in order to benefit from trade liberalisation and relaxation of capital controls.
" Last June 4, the Comelec en banc gave due course to Cardema's application for substitution. "Given due course" means a petition has moved forward but does not necessarily mean it has been approved or disapproved.
Guanzon, who shared her dissenting opinion on Twitter, clarified in a tweet that what was given due course was Cardema's application for substitution and not yet his substitution per se.
Learning from the above methods, this paper combines Logistic curve fitting and back propagation (BP) network learning algorithm to predict the potential of electric energy substitution. The IPAT model is improved and the quantitative factors affecting the Electric energy substitution by Population, Affluence, Technology and Regulation (EPATR) model are established.
Thus, the substitution has great importance in short, medium and long-term, by improving the performance during the season.
' Dr Junaid's substitution was subjected to delebration at the party's leadership level which he is a member and the consensus was that he should step down for positive strategic reasons.
Financing of substitution therapy drugs is carried out at the expense of the state budget: this year the oblast received about 305 thousand hryvnias for SMT.
But City showed, when Pep Guardiola sent on Vincent Kompany against Tottenham Hotspur with seconds of normal time remaining, that not all late substitutions are about running down the clock.
FIFA have brought in the same rule during this summer's World Cup, allowing sides to bring on another pair of fresh legs in extra-time - taking the total of substitutions allowed to four.
The issuer substitution took place on 23 March 2018.