replacement etymology

English word replacement comes from English pyramid, English replace

Detailed word origin of replacement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pyramid English (eng) (intransitive) To employ, or take part in, a pyramid scheme.. (transitive, genetics) To combine (a series of genes) into a single genotype.. To build up or be arranged in the form of a pyramid (UK, dated) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot.. (card games) The triangular layout of cards in the game of Pyramid.. (card games, uncountable) . (a [...]
replace English (eng) (transitive) To demolish a building and build an updated form of that building in its place.. (transitive) To refund; to repay; to restore. (transitive) To restore to a former place, position, condition, etc.; to put back. (transitive) To supply or substitute an equivalent for.. (transitive) To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfill the end or office of.. (transitive, rare) To [...]
replacement English (eng) A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.. The act of replacing something.

Words with the same origin as replacement

Descendants of replace