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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word alternate:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. alternate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. alternate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. alternate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. alternate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. alternate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. alternate, alternate, alternate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Alternate, alternate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. alternate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. alternate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. alternate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. alternate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. alternate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. alternate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. alternate (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. alternate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. alternate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Alternate (sports), The Alternate (film): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Alternate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. alternate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. alternate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Alternate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. alternate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. alternate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. alternate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. alternate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. alternate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. alternate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ALTERNATE: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. alternate: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. Alternate: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. alternate: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. alternate: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. alternate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. alternate: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. alternate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. ALTERNATE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. alternate: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  3. alternate: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Alternate: LITHICS-NET's Glossary of Lithics Terminology [home, info]
  2. alternate: Glossary of Common Tree Terms [home, info]
  3. alternate: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  4. ALTERNATE: GreenWeb Gardening Glossary [home, info]
  5. alternate: Flora of New South Wales [home, info]
  6. Alternate: The Orchid Lady's Illustrated Orchid Encyclopedia [home, info]
  7. alternate: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Alternate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (alternate)

noun:  someone who takes the place of another person
verb:  exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
verb:  do something in turns
verb:  go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
verb:  be an understudy or alternate for a role
verb:  reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
adjective:  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")
adjective:  allowing a choice

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Words similar to alternate:   alternated, alternately, alternating, alternative, flip, flip-flop, interchange, jump, replacement, surrogate, switch, understudy, every other, other, rotate, take turns, more...

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