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Korvata (Verb type4)


  1. to replace, take the place of
  2. to pay compensation, compensate, reimburse for, refund, restitute, recompense
  3. (insurance) to pay compensation, compensate, indemnify, recompense
  4. to substitute (to use in place of something)
    Minulla ei ollut salottisipulia, joten korvasin sen sipulilla.
    I had no shallots so I substituted onion.
    Jouduin korvaamaan salottisipulit sipulilla.
    I had to substitute onion for shallots.
    I had to substitute shallots with onion.
  5. to substitute for (to serve as a replacement)
    Varallisuuden kerääminen tätä kautta voi korvata henkilökohtaisen säästämisen.
    Accumulation of wealth by this route may substitute for personal saving.
  6. (obsolete) to compare, place beside


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".