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1    a person or thing acting as a substitute  
2      (Chiefly Brit)   a deputy, such as a clergyman appointed to deputize for a bishop in granting marriage licences  
3      (Psychiatry)   a person who is a substitute for someone else, esp. in childhood when different persons, such as a brother or teacher, can act as substitutes for the parents  
4    (in some U.S. states) a judge with jurisdiction over the probate of wills, etc.  
5    modifier   of, relating to, or acting as a surrogate  
a surrogate pleasure     
      vb   tr  
6    to put in another's position as a deputy, substitute, etc.  
7    to appoint as a successor to oneself  
     (C17: from Latin surrogare to substitute; see subrogate)  
  surrogateship      n  
  surrogation      n  

surrogate mother  
      n   a woman who bears a child on behalf of a couple unable to have a child, either by artificial insemination from the man or implantation of an embryo from the woman  
  surrogacy      n  
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      n   deputy, proxy, representative, stand-in, substitute  

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