What are some alternative words for placeholder?

Synonyms for placeholderˈpleɪsˌhoʊl dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proxy, placeholder, procurator(noun)

    a person authorized to act for another

    proxy, placeholder, procurator

  2. placeholder(noun)

    a symbol in a logical or mathematical expression that can be replaced by the name of any member of specified set

    proxy, procurator


  1. placeholder(noun)

    category:Metasyntactic words, kadigan, cadigan, kadigin

  2. placeholder(noun)

    Something used or included temporarily or as a substitute for something that is not known or must remain generic; that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later.

    category:Metasyntactic words, kadigin, cadigan, kadigan

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

dialer, placeholders, bookmark, marker, wildcard

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