Textual thesaurus for "alternate"

(adj) alternating

occurring by turns; first one and then the other

alternating feelings of love and hate

(adj) alternative, substitute

serving or used in place of another

an alternative plan

(noun) surrogate, replacement

someone who takes the place of another person

(verb) take turns

do something in turns

We take turns on the night shift

(verb) jump

go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

(verb) switch, tack, interchange, flip, flip-flop

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

(verb) understudy

be an understudy or alternate for a role