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Synonym of Alternative

Alternative Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
alternative
Synonyms and related words:
additional, agent, alternate, alternate choice, analogy, another, attainable, backup, change, changeling, choice, comparison, contingency, copy, counterfeit, deputy, different, discretion, discretional, disjunctive, double, druthers, dummy, election, elective, equal, equivalent, ersatz, escape clause, escape hatch, exchange, exchangeable, fake, fill-in, ghost, ghostwriter, imitation, interchangeable, locum tenens, loophole, makeshift, metaphor, metonymy, mock, next best thing, option, optional, optionality, personnel, phony, pinch, pinch hitter, pleasure, possibility, possible choice, preference, pretext, provisional, proxy, relief, replacement, replacing, representative, reserve, reserves, ringer, saving clause, second string, secondary, selection, sign, spare, spares, stand-in, stopgap, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter, surrogate, symbol, synecdoche, temporary, tentative, third string, token, understudy, utility, utility player, variant, vicar, vicarious, vice-president, vice-regent, volitional, voluntary, way of escape, way out, will and pleasure,
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
alternative

Noun
1. one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
(synonym) option, choice
(hypernym) decision making, deciding
(hyponym) obverse

Adjective
1. allowing a choice; "an alternative plan"
(synonym) alternate
(similar) secondary
2. necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities; "`either' and `or' in `either this or that'"
(synonym) mutually exclusive
(similar) disjunctive
3. pertaining to unconventional choices; "an alternative life style"
(similar) unconventional

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