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to do, use, or occur in successive turns

one that takes the place of another

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someone who takes the place of another person

go back and forth

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exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions

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be an understudy or alternate for a role

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

do something in turns

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every second one of a series

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serving or used in place of another

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occurring by turns

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of leaves and branches etc

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These he would alternately wear and take off at least fifty times in the course of the day, going and coming from his little hut on each occasion with all the tranquillity imaginable.
Tikrit / NINA / One civilian was killed and ten others injured on Saturday 8, Feb when a two explosive devices went off alternately in Tuz district east of Tikrit.
The footplate moved up and down so it alternately bent and straightened the ankle, forcing the fibres within the muscles to alternately lengthen and shorten.
Alternately raw and dreamy, Exits & All the Rest pairs singer Nina Diaz's sweeping vocals to swinging Latin rock infused instrumentation by bassist and drummer (and out lesbians) Jennifer Alva and Phanie Diaz.
/ 17 December 2010, SPA -- Commander of the Western Fleet, an affiliate of the Saudi Arabian Royal Navy Rear Admiral Khalid bin Ali Al-Hamdan today paid an inspection visit to Murjan 12 joint exercise between Saudi and Egyptian navies, ongoing in Egypt alternately with...
Players alternately select words, and the first to collect three words sharing a common letter is the winner.
Alternately passionate, tender, ironic, and erotic, She Alone is a unique experience in epic poetry and enthusiastically recommended.
Set alternately in the Philippines and New Mexico from 1941 to 1945, this novel tells of the effect of WW II on the farm families of two brothers, Ross and Bayliss.
Alternately wondrous and poignant, The Rhubarb King embodies the search for parental connection.
Although eclipses frequently occur on Jupiter and Saturn, Uranus rotates tipped on its side, so the sun alternately shines on one pole or the other during the planet's 84-year orbit.
Native Guns have been making a name for themselves in the Los Angeles area and as activist speakers on college campuses nationwide with alternately scathing and sensitive meditations on the realities of urban life and issues facing poor immigrants of color.
Punctuated with singing, passages from the Book of Mormon, and caricatured voices that range from a female Mormon psychotherapist to an offensive rendition of a Japanese businessman, the play is alternately funny and sad--and at its best moments, both.
The raked angle gave the alternately playful and emotional choreography tension and weight, and the smoothly crafted partnering was made of unexpected wrappings, extensions, lifts, and descents.
As in Arceneaux's 2003 installation at the UCLA Hammer Museum, the rendering is alternately solid and loose.