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ALTERNATIVELY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alternatively mean? 

ALTERNATIVELY (adverb)
  The adverb ALTERNATIVELY has 1 sense:

1. in place of, or as an alternative to

  Familiarity information: ALTERNATIVELY used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALTERNATIVELY (adverb)


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Meaning:

In place of, or as an alternative to

Synonyms:

alternatively; as an alternative; instead; or else

Context examples:

Felix became a herpetologist instead / alternatively we could buy a used car

Pertainym:

alternative (necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities)


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