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alternates

verb
present tense third-person singular of alternate

Synonyms of alternates

(Entry 1 of 2)

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.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for alternates

alternates

noun
plural of alternate

Synonyms of alternates (Entry 2 of 2)

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alternately

alternates

alternating

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“Alternates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alternates. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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