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〔 ˋɒltZnIt 〕


〔 ɒːlˊtәːnәt 〕

Overview of noun alternate

The noun alternate has 1 sense

Overview of verb alternate

The verb alternate has 5 senses

  • alternate, jump -- (go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions)

  • alternate -- (exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions)

  • understudy, alternate -- (be an understudy or alternate for a role)

  • interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop -- (reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action))

  • alternate, take turns -- (do something in turns; "We take turns on the night shift")

Overview of adj alternate

The adj alternate has 4 senses

  • alternate -- (every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen)

  • alternate, alternative, substitute -- (serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan")

  • alternate, alternating -- (occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate")

  • alternate -- (of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired; "stems with alternate leaves")