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Verb
To take or perform in turns, changing back and forth or in succession
“You can alternate between the various methods of practice given in this book, but be sure to continue to practice scales every day.”
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To pause in indecision before doing something
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To arrange (a series of parts) on each side of a median line alternately
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Travel regularly between two or more places
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To give variety to
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To do something in someone's place
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To range or occur within a continuous spectrum
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To alternate, especially between scenes in a film
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To interweave or cross one with another
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To make something into something else
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To move to face in another direction
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Adjective
Being an alternative or second choice or option
“You could hire a professional accountant. An alternate option would be to do your taxes yourself.”
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Serving as a backup or reserve
“This is related to the demonstration of the feasibility of an alternate system as a backup to the program.”
Adjective
Being, happening or succeeding by turns
“Continue to fill the mold with alternate layers of foie gras, slices of truffle, and puree.”
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Of or pertaining to the near or immediate future
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Appearing or occurring at intervals
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Different from each other
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Relating to activities that depart from or challenge traditional norms
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Across
Noun
An alternative option, especially one serving as an effective substitute
“Arbitration was long thought of as an alternate to the mainstream court system.”
Noun
A person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference
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Derived form
Determiner
In reference to an alternative option
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