alternate is a valid English word

Scrabble validity: valid ( international - Sowpods, US - Twl06 )
iScramble validity: valid
QuickWords validity: valid



Not comparable
    Happening by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; first one and then the other (repeatedly).
    • Alternate picking is a guitar playing technique.
    (mathematics) Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second.
    • the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc.
    (US) Other; alternative.
    • Hyperlinked text is displayed in alternate color in a Web browser.


Singular Plural
alternate alternates
    That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
    (US) A substitute; an alternative; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.
    (mathematics) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.


Verb Present simple 3sg Present participle Past simple Past participle
alternate alternates alternating alternated alternated
    (transitive) To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.
    (intransitive) To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; followed by with.
    • The flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.
    (intransitive) To vary by turns.
    • The land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.


alternate is a Scrabble valid word


alternate is an iScramble, QuickWords valid word



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