SYNONYMS FOR alternative
Related formsal·ter·na·tive·ly, adverbal·ter·na·tive·ness, al·ter·na·tiv·i·ty, nounqua·si-al·ter·na·tive, adjectivequa·si-al·ter·na·tive·ly, adverb
Can be confusedalternate alternative
Examples from the Web for alternatives
We were on her roof talking and trying to come up with ideas, to think of alternatives to renting a studio.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result was a system not open to alternatives from the outside and with no internal incentives for innovation.
So turning to calorie-free, “diet-friendly” alternatives makes sense, right?
The closing lecture also presents questions that Chomsky never answers—mainly one of alternatives.
Increasingly, the radical alternatives of giving up on politics or giving up on the United States seem like the only alternatives.
Those were the alternatives between which Lincoln's care and fear, and the Nation's fortune and fate were hung.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;|Clark S. Beardslee
There are two alternatives to this, each of which is sometimes attempted, but both are undesirable.What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know|John Dutton Wright
The conventional idea has been that in the field the only alternatives were fighting and taking it easy.General Gatacre|Beatrix Gatacre
Two alternatives await us, either a restoration to your rank in society, or removal to a plate of greater security.The Loyalists, Vol. 1-3|Jane West
Where the alternatives are thus put against them they should take their own course.A Logic Of Facts|George Jacob Holyoake