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Alternate is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter E for which we found 5 definitions.

(a.) Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence reciprocal.
(a.) 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; as the alternate members 1357 etc. ; read every alternate line.
(a.) Distributed as leaves singly at different heights of the stem and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.
(n.) That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
(n.) A substitute; one designated to take the place of another if necessary in performing some duty.

Syllable Information

The word alternate is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for alternate is: al-ter-nate

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