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 do not agree with the decision of the trainer to place me as an alternate and I am ready to contribute to the Brazilian team as I have done for the last 25 years.
The influx of migrants into Budapest, specifically, has caused interruptions in local and regional train service, we have had Monograms guests in the region and while they have not faced any safety concerns, we have made alternate arrangements for them to travel by coach instead of train when going from Budapest to Vienna. Other than that minor transportation shift – and monitoring the situation very closely, of course – it has been business as usual for Globus, Cosmos and Monograms throughout Europe.
People are still trying to figure out if it makes sense to visit Europe or go to an alternate place. The combination of the terror attacks and the instability caused by the migrant crisis is causing a lot of uncertainty.
The most striking change in clinical presentation of celiac disease over time has been the decrease of diarrhea as the leading symptom and the progressive increase of other non-classical gastrointestinal symptoms (such as constipation, bloating and alternate bowel habits as well as gastro-esophageal reflux, nausea, vomiting and dyspepsia), a high proportion of celiac disease patients did not show any gastrointestinal symptom, but they displayed extra-intestinal manifestations such as iron-deficiency anemia, unexplained osteoporosis, abnormalities of liver-function tests and recurrent miscarriages.
It has been a weird or wicked practice in almost all private organizations to not give even X remuneration richly deserved by a talented person until he quits the job and then the company even gets prepared to offer 2X salary or more to retain him until some alternate guy is recruited for that position.
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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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