alternates 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of alternate
as in mixes
to place or do (different things) so that one follows the other in a repeated series To make the appetizer, you should alternate layers of tomatoes and cheese. The poem alternates fear and hope.

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plural of alternate

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“Alternates.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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