Adjective Definition

alternate

1.Definition: every second one of a series

"The cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"


2.Definition: occurring by turns; first one and then the other

Related Adjective(s):alternating


3.Definition: of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired

"Stems with alternate leaves"


4.Definition: serving or used in place of another

Related Adjective(s):alternative, substitute




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