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  • alternate — alternate, alternative 1. Both words are adjectives and nouns and come from Latin alternus meaning ‘every second’ and have had closely related meanings over several centuries of usage. Now however, there is a clear distinction which needs to be… …   Modern English usage

  • Alternate — Al ter*nate, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Rage, shame, and grief alternate in his breast. J. Philips …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alternate — [ôl′tər nit, al′tər nit; ] for v. [ ôl′tər nāt΄, al′tər nāt΄] adj. [L alternatus, pp. of alternare, to do by turns < alternus, one after the other < alter, other: see ALTER] 1. occurring by turns; succeeding each other; one and then the… …   English World dictionary

  • alternate — v. 1) (D; intr.) to alternate between (they alternate between supporting us and opposing us) 2) (D; intr.) to alternate in (we alternate in doing the household chores) 3) (d; intr., tr.) to alternate with (sunny weather alternated with rain; the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • alternate — al|ter|nate1 [ ɔltər,neıt ] verb 1. ) intransitive if one thing alternates with another, it happens after it and keeps being repeated: alternate with: Wet days alternated with dry ones. a ) if someone or something alternates between two things,… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • alternate — I UK [ˈɔːltə(r)neɪt] / US [ˈɔltərˌneɪt] verb Word forms alternate : present tense I/you/we/they alternate he/she/it alternates present participle alternating past tense alternated past participle alternated 1) a) [intransitive] if one thing… …   English dictionary

  • alternate — al|ter|nate1 [o:lˈtə:nıt US ˈo:ltər , ˈæl ] adj [usually before noun] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of alternare to alternate , from alternus alternate , from alter; ALTER] 1.) if something happens on alternate days, weeks… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alternate — alternately, adv. alternateness, n. alternatingly, adv. v. /awl teuhr nayt , al /; adj., n. /awl teuhr nit, al /, v., alternated, alternating, adj., n. v.i. 1. to interchange repeatedly and regularly with one another in time or place; rotate… …   Universalium

  • alternate, alternately, alternative, alternatively — As a verb, alternate means to change back and forth, to occur in successive turns. It is pronounced with primary accent on the first syllable and is usually followed by with: Sunny and rainy days alternate with each other at this season. As an… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • alternate — verb (alternated, alternating) –verb (i) /ˈɔltəneɪt / (say awltuhnayt), /ˈɒl / (say ol ) 1. (sometimes followed by with) to follow one another in time or place reciprocally: day and night alternate; darkness alternates with light. 2. to change… …   Australian English dictionary

  • alternate — al•ter•nate v. [[t]ˈɔl tərˌneɪt, ˈæl [/t]] adj., n. [[t] nɪt[/t]] v. nat•ed, nat•ing, adj. n. 1) to interchange repeatedly and regularly with one another in time or place (usu. fol. by with): Day alternates with night[/ex] 2) to change back and… …   From formal English to slang

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