Definitions for alternative

Definitions for (noun) alternative

Main entry: option, alternative, choice

Definition: one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen

Usage: what option did I have?; there no other alternative; my only choice is to refuse

Definitions for (adj) alternative

Main entry: alternative

Definition: necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities

Usage: alternative possibilities were neutrality or war

Main entry: alternative

Definition: pertaining to unconventional choices

Usage: an alternative life style

Main entry: alternate, alternative, substitute

Definition: serving or used in place of another

Usage: an alternative plan

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