Alternatively Definition

Define what is Alternatively?

1. alternatively, instead, or else (adverb)

in place of, or as an alternative to.

  • Felix became a herpetologist instead.
  • alternatively we could buy a used car.
Synonyms: instead, or else
Nearby Terms

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an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)

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althea (noun)
any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea

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altitudinal (adjective)
pertaining to altitude

altitudinous (adjective satellite)
indefinitely high; lofty

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a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef

alto clef (noun)
a clef that puts middle C on the third line of a staff

alto relievo (noun)
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