Science / Chemistry / Substitution: A reaction in which an atom or fragment within a molecule is replaced with another.

Other Words for Substitution

Substitution Adverb Synonyms: exchange, exchanging, change, changing, replacement, replacing, supplanting, switch, switching, interchange, interchanging, swap or swop, swapping or swopping

Metrical Substitution

Entertainment / Literature / Metrical Substitution: A way of varying poetic meter by taking a single foot of the normal meter and replacing it with a foot of different meter. For instance, a poem might consist primarily of iambic pentameter, with a 'li MORE

Therapeutic Substitution

Health / Health Insurance / Therapeutic Substitution: The dispensing of a different chemical entity within the same drug class of a drug listed on a pharmacy benefit management plan's formulary. Therapeutic substitution always requires physician approval MORE

Generic Substitution

Health / Health Insurance / Generic Substitution: The dispensing of a drug that is the generic equivalent of a drug listed on a pharmacy benefit management plan's formulary. In most cases, generic substitution can be performed without physician appro MORE

Substitution Swap

Business / Finance / Substitution Swap: A method for hedging price risk that uses debt market instruments, such as interest rate futures, or that involves selling borrowed securities as the primary assets. MORE

Asset Substitution

Business / Finance / Asset Substitution: Occurs when a firm invests in assets that are riskier than those that the debtholders expected. MORE

Same-Day Substitution

Business / Finance / Same-Day Substitution: Offsetting changes in a margin account during the day that result in no overall change in the balance of the account. MORE