What is the opposite of alternate?

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Verb
Opposite of to take or perform in turns, changing back and forth or in succession
Verb
Opposite of to pause in indecision before doing something
“Foreign aid can also have a role, but only to expedite this growth once it starts.”
Verb
Opposite of to change or vary irregularly in number or amount
“Nationwide, house prices started to plateau as the Reserve Bank raised interest rates and commercial banks added additional increases of their own.”
Verb
Opposite of to vary or fluctuate between two states
Adjective
Opposite of being an alternative or second choice or option
Adjective
Opposite of of or pertaining to the near or immediate future
Adjective
Opposite of presenting a choice between two or more possibilities
“They sent Roeh to David, who offered him the only option of helping them to get out of his tight spot.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an auxiliary or subsidiary role
“He relished his role as the leading actor in the film.”
Adjective
Opposite of combining in such a way as to enhance or emphasize the qualities of each other or another
Adjective
Opposite of relating to activities that depart from or challenge traditional norms
“Many people are shunning the conventional way of cooking pizza in a clay oven by being creative and a little bit dramatic.”
Adjective
Opposite of something kept in reserve as a spare or backup
Adjective
Opposite of acting in a provisional or interim capacity
“Unfortunately, there is no permanent cure for Alzheimer's Disease.”
Adjective
Opposite of acting as a substitute or surrogate for another
Noun
Opposite of an alternative option, especially one serving as an effective substitute
Noun
Opposite of someone or something that replaces or provides support to another
“He was a regular in his first season, but an amazing drop in form saw him play as a reserve in the following three seasons before he retired.”
Noun
Opposite of someone or something replaces another, sometimes temporarily
Determiner
Opposite of in reference to an alternative option
“We can provide you with the same model for the car that is being repaired.”
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