Definitions of alternate
a. - Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal. 2
a. - Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. ; read every alternate line. 2
a. - Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence. 2
n. - That which alternates with something else; vicissitude. 2
n. - A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty. 2
n. - A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means. 2
v. t. - To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly. 2
v. i. - To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; -- followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other. 2
v. i. - To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains. 2
The word "alternate" uses 9 letters: A A E E L N R T T.
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