alternate - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate alternate

alternate is hyphenated as al-ter-nate

How to pronounce alternate

alternate is pronounced ´ŏːltər nət

Number of syllables in alternate

The number of syllables in alternate is 3

What part of speech in alternate?

alternate can be a transitive verb or a noun or an adjective or an intransitive verb or a verb participle

How common in the word alternate?

alternate is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does alternate convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'alternate'

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Common collocations before 'alternate'

can, down, either, find, good, has, make, might, now, only, place, six, two, want, will

Common collocations of 'alternate'

answer, can, defense, did, different, down, each, either, find, good, has, heel, make, might, now, only, other, parent, people, place, seem, side, six, through, time, took, two, want, will, world

Words with similar spelling to alternate

altercate

Synonyms of 'alternate'

agent, alternative, alter ego, amicus curiae, analogy, attorney, back-and-forth, backup, bandy, beating, champion, change, changeling, circle, come round, commute, comparison, compensate, complementary, cooperate, copy, counterchange, counterfeit, cover, cycle, cyclic, deputy, dither, double, dummy, enlist, epochal, equal, equivalent, equivocate, ersatz, even, exchange, exchangeable, executive officer, exponent, fake, figurehead, fill-in, flounder, fluctuate, ghost, imitation, interchange, interchangeable, intermit, intermittent, isochronal, isochronous, lieutenant, locum, locum tenens, logroll, makeshift, measured, metaphor, metonymy, metronomic, mock, oscillate, oscillatory, other, paranymph, pay back, periodic, periodical, permute, personnel, phony, pinch, pleader, procurator, provisional, proxy, pulsate, pulse, re-up, reappear, reciprocal, reciprocate, recur, recurrent, relief, relieve, repeat, replacement, representative, requite, reserve, respond, retaliate, return, revolve, rhythmic, ringer, rotary, rotate, seasonal, second, secondary, second string, seesaw, serial, shift, shilly-shally, shuffle, shuttle, shuttlecock, sign, sine wave, spare, spell, stagger, stand-in, steady, stopgap, sub, substituent, substitute, succedaneum, succeed, successive, surrogate, swap, sway, swing, switch, symbol, synecdoche, teeter, teeter-totter, temporary, tentative, to-and-fro, token, totter, trade, transpose, turn, understudy, undulant, undulatory, up-and-down, utility, vacillate, variant, vary, vicar, vicarious, vicar general, vice, vice-president, vice-regent, vicegerent, waver, wheel, Wheeling, wigwag, wobble, zigzag

Common Verb Collocations of alternate

be, call, can, cause, come, compose, consist, do, dry, elect, fall, give, have, hold, make, may, must, need, pay, produce, provide, replace, rise, select, serve, shall, thaw, wet, will, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of alternate

and, but, either, or

Lists containing alternate

Words with similar spelling to altercate
Synonyms of 'alter ego'
Synonyms of 'alternative'
Synonyms of 'amicus curiae'
Synonyms of 'analogy'
Synonyms of 'attorney'
Synonyms of 'backup'
Synonyms of 'bandy'
Synonyms of 'beating'
Synonyms of 'champion'
Synonyms of 'change'
Synonyms of 'changeling'
Synonyms of 'circle'
Synonyms of 'commute'
Synonyms of 'comparison'
Synonyms of 'compensate'
Synonyms of 'cooperate'
Synonyms of 'copy'
Synonyms of 'counterfeit'
Synonyms of 'cover'
Synonyms of 'cycle'
Synonyms of 'cyclic'
Synonyms of 'cyclical'
Synonyms of 'deputy'
Synonyms of 'dither'
Synonyms of 'double'
Synonyms of 'dummy'
Synonyms of 'enlist'
Synonyms of 'epochal'
Synonyms of 'equal'
Synonyms of 'equivalent'
Synonyms of 'equivocate'
Synonyms of 'ersatz'
Synonyms of 'even'
Synonyms of 'exchange'
Synonyms of 'executive officer'
Synonyms of 'exponent'
Synonyms of 'extension'
Synonyms of 'fake'
Synonyms of 'figurehead'
Synonyms of 'flounder'
Synonyms of 'fluctuate'
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