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How to Pronounce alternate?

Correct pronunciation for the word "alternate" is [ɔːltˈɜːnət], [ɔːltˈɜːnət], [ɔː_l_t_ˈɜː_n_ə_t].

Definition of alternate

  1. To perform by turns; to cause to succeed by turns, or reciprocally.
  2. One after the other in regular succession of time or place; succeeding regularly on opposite sides of a branch, of a line; succeeding with regular breaks.
  3. One who takes the place of another in performing duty.
  4. To happen by turns.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for alternate?

What is the present tense of Alternate?

  • The personal forms of the verb "alternate" in present tense are:

  • 1st person singular: I alternate

  • 2nd person singular: You alternate

  • 3rd person singular: He/she/it alternates

  • 1st person plural: We alternate

  • 2nd person plural: You alternate

  • 3rd person plural: They alternate
  • What is the past tense of Alternate?

  • The verb "alternate" remains the same in past tense for all personal forms. However, if you are referring to the auxiliary verb used with "alternate," the past tense forms are as follows:

  • - I/You/We/They alternated.

  • - He/She/It alternated.
  • What is the adverb for alternate?

    The adverb form of the word "alternate" is "alternatively".

    What is the adjective for alternate?

    The adjective form of the word "alternate" is "alternative".

    Usage over time for alternate:

    This graph shows how "alternate" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of alternate?

    The plural of the "alternate" can be the "alternates".

    What is the singular form of alternate?

    The singular of the "alternate" can be the "alternate".

    Synonyms for Alternate:


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