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Python String replace() Method

❮ String Methods


Example

Replace the word "bananas":

txt = "I like bananas"

x = txt.replace("bananas", "apples")

print(x)
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Definition and Usage

The replace() method replaces a specified phrase with another specified phrase.

Note: All occurrences of the specified phrase will be replaced, if nothing else is specified.


Syntax

string.replace(oldvalue, newvalue, count)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
oldvalue Required. The string to search for
newvalue Required. The string to replace the old value with
count Optional. A number specifying how many occurrences of the old value you want to replace. Default is all occurrences

More Examples

Example

Replace all occurrence of the word "one":

txt = "one one was a race horse, two two was one too."

x = txt.replace("one", "three")

print(x)
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Example

Replace the two first occurrence of the word "one":

txt = "one one was a race horse, two two was one too."

x = txt.replace("one", "three", 2)

print(x)
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❮ String Methods