1. 1〔置く場所を変える〕change the location ((of)),change [shift, move] ((a thing from A to B));〔配列し直す〕rearrange
    • 机と本箱を置き換えた
    • I switched around the desk and the bookshelf.
  1. 2〔他の物と取り替える〕replace ((A with B));substitute ((B for A)) (▼代用品のような形で)
    • 変換キーを押してかなを漢字に置き換える
    • press the convert key and change the kana to Chinese characters
    • 石油はやがて太陽エネルギーに置き換えられるだろう
    • In time oil will probably be replaced by solar energy.