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Usage examples for substitute

  1. Flour with butter or substitute, mixed and cooked as in White Sauce, is used for this purpose. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. If we substitute it for only in the preceding example the meaning of the sentence will depend upon the arrangement. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  3. Suppose I were suddenly to be called to act as substitute somewhere. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  4. Till that time Frank must content himself with acting as my substitute at home. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  5. What would you substitute for it? – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  6. This makes a splendid substitute for glass. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  7. The smell of the cheap, vile tobacco, bad as it was, became a welcome substitute for the odor of the man himself. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  8. To a real and complete woman no child can ever be the perfect substitute for a husband or a lover. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  9. She had but one comfort left- that no one would prevent her from creeping up to her own desolate garret, which was now the dreary substitute for Brownie's stall. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  10. I always wondered what took you to that strange substitute for church; but now I see in it the hand of Providence pointing the way to Miss Ramsay's lecture field. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  11. Our duty at the substitute camp was to perform the guard duty necessary to keep the men from escaping, and also to act as guard in taking men from this post to the front. – History of the Dewitt guard, company A, 50th regiment National guard, state of New York by Unknown
  12. So I had to find a substitute. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  13. The youth whose love she must give up would be able to comfort himself with the thought that many others had had much worse to bear, and he would find no difficulty in getting a substitute, though not so beautiful a one. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. If a word served his turn better than a substitute, he would use it as many times in a page as he chose. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  15. As his substitute he left a Hubilgan who made friends with the Chinese doctor and inquired from him the purposes and details of his arrival. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  16. If, in the campaign which she and Danny had planned, there had to be a substitute lady, why, as an after- thought, should not Rosie herself be that lady? – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
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