surrogate, alternate, replacement(adj)
someone who takes the place of another person
every second one of a series
"the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen
alternate, alternative, substitute(adj)
serving or used in place of another
"an alternative plan"
occurring by turns; first one and then the other
"alternating feelings of love and hate"
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"
go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
rise, skip over, stick out, interchange, pass over, chute, startle, jumpstart, switch, spring, bound, tack, take turns, stand out, leap, start, flip-flop, flip, jump-start, climb up, skip, jump out, jump off, derail, parachute, leap out, understudy, jump
exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
be an understudy or alternate for a role
interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop(verb)
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
tack together, put together, flip over, swop, transpose, exchange, piece, flip, append, hang on, tack on, twitch, flick, understudy, tack, thumb, change, switch, counterchange, throw, leaf, pitch, trade, sky, riffle, riff, flip out, switch over, baste, wear round, substitute, toss, flip-flop, change over, set up, shift, turn over, jump, swap, replace, assemble, take turns, tag on, interchange
alternate, take turns(verb)
do something in turns
"We take turns on the night shift"
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How to use alternate in a sentence?
I feel a bit more relaxed this morning because I had no alternate transportation plans.
Alternate explanations involving seafloor movement during the earthquake did not fit the timing and severity of the Chenega tsunami as described by eyewitnesses.
When you're first alternate it's not a whole lot of fun, that feeling of only missing getting in the event by a spot, by one person, we'll see how it goes tomorrow. Hopefully I can go out there and play like today, play relaxed golf and have some fun.
The church policy is that people with alternate lifestyles can have services, but there can be no pictures or videos of overt kissing or hugging, i understand both sides. The family wanted to honor Vanessa, and the church has to answer to its board and the members who pay their bills.
A bathymetric survey at the time, which only imaged relatively shallow seafloor, down to 180 meters( 330 feet) deep, did not reveal evidence of a landslide in nearby Dangerous Passage or the other waterways around Chenega, alternate explanations involving seafloor movement during the earthquake did not fit the timing and severity of the Chenega tsunami as described by eyewitnesses.
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- редувам се, редуващ сеBulgarian
- střídavý, střídat se, náhrada, náhradní, střídat, obměna, alternativníCzech
- alternieren, alternativGerman
- alterno, sustituta, sustituto, alternarSpanish
- vuorotella, vuorottainenFinnish
- alterner, alternatif, alternativeFrench
- alternativ, ersättare, växla, alternera, omväxlande, vikarie, följa, växlande, alternerande, varannanSwedish
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