mono, (-a, -‘ia, (Bib.) -kia). To fill a place or gap with a substitute, replace(ment), substitute.
I te manuku‘anga tōku rima, kua mono rātou i tōku ngā‘i kiā Pa‘a.
When I put my arm out they put Pa‘a in my position;
Kua mono ‘aere mātou i te au ‘uri ‘ānani i mate.
We went around replacing the dead orange saplings;
Kua mono ‘aia i tōku ngā‘i i te ‘anga‘anga.
He took over from me at work;
Kua mono‘ia tōku ngā‘i i te tēniti kiā Mata.
Mata took my place at tennis;
Ko te aronga mono ngā‘i tēia i tō tātou pupu tu‘epōro.
These are the reserves (or substitutes) in our rugby side;
Atia iora te tara maata ra; E i monokia mai i ngā tara tu ke e a ra.
And the big horn was broken off, and replaced with four different ones (Dan. 8.8);
Kāre e kitea ake ē ko ‘ai te mono iāia.
It isn’t known yet who is going to take his place.
(See kōmono, mōmono, monomono.)