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Surrogate

Sur´ro`gate
n.1.A deputy; a delegate; a substitute.
2.The deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, most commonly of a bishop or his chancellor, especially a deputy who grants marriage licenses.
3.In some States of the United States, an officer who presides over the probate of wills and testaments and yield the settlement of estates.
4.a surrogate mother.
v. t.1.To put in the place of another; to substitute.
Noun1.surrogate - someone who takes the place of another person
2.surrogate - a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
Synonyms: deputy
Adj.1.surrogate - providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"
Synonyms: foster

SURROGATE. In some of the states, as in New Jersey, this is the name of an officer who has jurisdiction in granting letters testamentary and letters of administration.
     2. In some states, as in Pennsylvania, this officer is called register of wills and for granting letters, of administration in others, as in Massachusetts, he is called judge of probates.

advocate, agent, alter ego, alternate, alternative, amicus curiae, analogy, attorney, backup, backup man, champion, change, changeling, comparison, copy, counterfeit, deputy, double, dummy, equal, equivalent, ersatz, exchange, executive officer, exponent, fake, father figure, father image, figurehead, fill-in, ghost, ghostwriter, imitation, lieutenant, locum, locum tenens, makeshift, metaphor, metonymy, mother figure, mother surrogate, next best thing, paranymph, personnel, phony, pinch hitter, pleader, procurator, proxy, relief, replacement, representative, reserves, ringer, second in command, second string, secondary, sign, spares, stand-in, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter, symbol, synecdoche, third string, token, understudy, utility man, utility player, vicar, vicar general, vice, vice-president, vice-regent, vicegerent
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