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English Definitionto substitute for somebody; reserve player
Traditional Script替補
Simplified Script替补
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧˋ ㄅㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tai3bou2
Word Decomposition
to substitute for; to take the place of; to replace; for; on behalf of; to stand in for
to repair; to patch; to mend; to make up for; to fill (a vacancy); to supplement

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
替代tìdàito substitute for; to replace; to supersede
替換tìhuànto exchange; to replace; to substitute for; to switch
替工tìgōngreplacement worker; substitute worker
替班tìbānto act as substitute; to fill in for somebody
替罪tìzuìto cancel out a crime; to receive punishment as a scapegoat
Words With Same Tail Word    
彌補míbǔto complement; to make up for a deficiency
互補hùbǔcomplementary; to complement each other
填補tiánbǔto fill a gap; to fill in a blank (on a form); to overcome a deficiency
候補hòubǔto wait to fill a vacancy; reserve (candidate); alternate; substitute
修補xiūbǔto mend
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