alternately definition

  • adverb:
    • In mutual succession; succeeding by turns; in alternate order.
    • By alternation; whenever, in a proportion, the antecedent term is weighed against antecedent, and consequent.
    • In mutual succession; succeeding by turns; in alternative order.
    • By alternation; whenever, in a proportion, the antecedent term is in contrast to antecedent, and consequent.
    • in an alternating sequence or position
    • In reciprocal succession; succeeding by turns; in alternate order.
    • By alternation; whenever, in a proportion, the antecedent term is weighed against antecedent, and consequent.
    • In mutual succession; succeeding by turns; in alternate order.
    • By alternation; whenever, in a proportion, the antecedent term is compared to antecedent, and consequent.
    • in an alternating sequence or position
  • others:
    • In another way.
    • because of the omission or input of just one between each two: since, see the lines alternatively; in French prosody male and feminine rimes take place in couplets alternatively.
    • In heraldry, in accordance with alternate quarters (which see, under alternate).
    • In another fashion.
    • With the omission or intervention of just one between each two: since, browse the lines alternately; in French prosody male and female rimes occur in couplets alternately.
    • In heraldry, based on alternative quarters (which see, under alternate).

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