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English Definitionto replace; to take the place of
Simplified Script代替
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄞˋ ㄊㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)doi6tai3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon
to substitute for; to take the place of; to replace; for; on behalf of; to stand in for

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
代表dàibiǎorepresentative; delegate; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of
代价dàijiàprice; cost; consideration (in share dealing)
代理dàilǐto act on behalf of somebody in a responsible position; to act as an agent or proxy; surrogate
代沟dàigōugeneration gap
代办dàibànto act for somebody else; to act on somebody's behalf; an agent; a diplomatic representative; a chargé d'affaires
Words With Same Tail Word    
接替jiētìto replace; to take over (a position or post)
交替jiāotìto replace; alternately; in turn
倒替dǎotìto take turns (responsibility); to replace
更替gēngtìto take over (from one another); to alternate; to replace; to relay
枪替qiāngtìto substitute for somebody in sitting an examination
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