alternate[ verb awl-ter-neyt, al-; adjective, noun awl-ter-nit, al- ]SEE DEFINITION OF alternate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALTERNATE
He closed his eyes as if asleep, and I paddled on in the alternate moonlight and shadow.
He put in the most of that day in alternate struggling and crying.
Every alternate page was in the phonetic Indian symbols, of which more hereafter.
He amused them and made himself their idol by dint of alternate flattery and blame.
All that day he went about in an alternate state of dread and hope.
Evergreen shrubs with alternate, entire, thick, smooth leaves.
Trees with alternate, simple, large, palmately lobed leaves.
The rule was for brigades and even regiments to alternate in leading.
As I understood his Excellency, they only claim the alternate appointment.
He picked up an alternate phase microphone and spoke into it.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ALTERNATE
- act for
- answer for
- back up
- be in place of
- cover for
- do the work of
- double for
- fill in
- fill in for
- fill one's position
- go as
- serve in one's stead
- stand for
- stand in
- stand in for
- swap places with
- take another's place
- take over
- ad hoc
- ad interim
- for the time being
- pro tempore