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Synonyms and Antonyms of alternate

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alternate

synonym (synonym of alternate)

  • (noun.person)
    someone who takes the place of another person (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.change)
    go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    be an understudy or alternate for a role (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.change)
    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    do something in turns (verb.change)
     
  • (adj.all)
    serving or used in place of another (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    occurring by turns; first one and then the other (adj.all)
     

antonym (antonym of alternate)

  • (adj.all)
    of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with alternate)

  • occurring by turns; first one and then the other (adj.all)
    recurring in cycles (adj.all)
     
  • serving or used in place of another (adj.all)
    being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate (adj.all)
     

hypernym (alternate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • be an understudy or alternate for a role (verb.cognition)
    commit to memory; learn by heart (verb.cognition)
     
  • do something in turns (verb.change)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     
  • exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions (verb.social)
    hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent (verb.social)
     
  • go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions (verb.change)
    become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence (verb.change)
     
  • reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
    change to the contrary (verb.change)
     
  • someone who takes the place of another person (noun.person)
    someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult) (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF alternate relation)

  • do something in turns (verb.change)
    take turns working (verb.change)
     
  • exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions (verb.social)
    exchange on a regular basis (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from alternate)

domain category (alternate is domain category of ....)

  • of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired (adj.all)
    the branch of biology that studies plants (noun.cognition)
     
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