alternate, v. 1. rotate, change back and forth, change off, take turns, Sports,
platoon; interchange, change places, transpose, reciprocate.
2. in rotation, one after another, consecutive, successive; reciprocal, mutual; every other, every second.
3. alternative, another. See - alternative (def.
substitute, understudy, backup, pinch hitter; deputy, vicar, proxy, representative, agent, Chiefly Brit,
locum tenens; assistant, backer, second,
alternation, n.rotation, alternate succession, changing back and forth, changing off, taking turns; interchanging, changing places, transposition, reciprocation,
alternative, n.1. choice, option, selection, preference, pick, election; recourse, remaining choice, only other choice; substitute, backup, Inf.plan B.
2. alternate, another, different; other, additional.
in spite of the fact that, despite the fact that, notwithstanding that, albeit that, for all of that, even though, though; admitting that, granting that, be that as it may; supposing that, be it that, even if.
altitude, n.1. height, elevation, stature, extent or distance upward, measurement.
altitudes heights, summit, peak, pinnacle, crest, point, spire, tip, top, tiptop; apex, vertex, apogee, extreme, Latin, ne plus ultra; acme, zenith, meridian, crown, culmination.
3. supremacy, ascendancy, ascendance, highness, loftiness, tallness; eminence, prominence, prominency, dignity, primacy.
altogether, adv.1. wholly, completely, entirely, totally, fully; in all, in all respects, with no exception, across the board, from A to Z, Latin, in toto;
utterly, thoroughly, absolutely, out and out, perfectly; quite, clean, right, sheer, stark, Inf.plumb.
2. on the whole, in the main, by and large, all in all, in general, generally, in the long run; for the most part, for all practical purposes, virtually; all things considered, everything considered; chiefly, mainly, mostly,
altruism, n.1. philanthropy, humanitarianism, humaneness, humanity, public spirit; other-directed-ness, other-direction, Psychol,
extroversion, unselfishness, disinterestedness.
2. bountifulness, munificence, generosity, charity, benevolence, beneficence, magnanimity, liberalness, open-handedness; large-heartedness, kind-heartedness, kindness,
altruistic, adj.1. philanthropic, humanitarian, humane, public-spirited; other-directed, Psychol,
extroverted, non-egotistic, non-egotistical, non-egocentric, unselfish, disinterested.
2. bountiful, munificent, generous, charitable, benevolent, beneficent, magnanimous, liberal, open-handed; large-hearted, big-hearted, kind-hearted, kind,
alumnus, alumna, n.graduate, former student; disciple, apostle, pupil.