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Alternate - Lombetana. Ncincancincana.

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Definition of alternate
- Alternate adj
- Every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen [syn: {alternate(a)}]
- Allowing a choice; "an alternative plan" [syn: {alternative}]
- Occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate" [syn: {alternate(a)}, {alternating(a)}]
- Of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired; "stems with alternate leaves" [ant: {opposite}] n : someone who takes the place of another person [syn: {surrogate}, {replacement}] v
- Go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions [syn: {jump}]
- Exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
- Be an understudy or alternate for a role [syn: {understudy}]
- Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) [syn: {interchange}, {tack}, {switch}, {flip}, {flip-flop}]
- Do something in turns; "We take turns on the night shift" [syn: {take turns}]
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