"alternately" Definition

  1. adv. In reciprocal succession; succeeding by turns; in alternate order.
  2. adv. By alternation; when, in a proportion, the antecedent term is compared with antecedent, and consequent.

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Position in dictionary: 3364 of 111710 words.
Word Type: adv., adv.,
Words that start with "alternately": 1
Words that end with "alternately": 1
Words that contain "alternately": 1
Next words in dictionary: alternateness, alternating, alternation, alternative, alternatively
Previous words in dictionary: alternated, alternate, alternant, alternacy, altern

English Dictionary Definition of alternately

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