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English adjective: surrogate

1. surrogate providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties


SamplesFoster parent.
Foster child.
Foster home.
Surrogate father.


Synonymsfoster


Similaradoptive


Antonymsbiological


English noun: surrogate

1. surrogate (person) someone who takes the place of another person


Synonymsalternate, replacement


Broader (hypernym)backup, backup man, fill-in, relief, reliever, stand-in, substitute

2. surrogate (person) a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others


Synonymsdeputy


Broader (hypernym)agent


Narrower (hyponym)vicegerent









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