Definition of ALTERNATES

noun : ALTERNATES

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : ALTERNATES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions ;

  • 2. (

    ) exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions ;

Adjective : ALTERNATES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;


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