Definition: That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
Definition: exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
Definition: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
Definition: To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.
Definition: every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen
Definition: serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"
Definition: occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
Definition: 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"
Definition: Happening by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; first one and then the other (repeatedly)