Meaning of alternately in English:


Pronunciation /ɔːlˈtəːnətli/

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  • 1With two things continually following and succeeded by each other; one after the other.

    • ‘she sounds alternately confused and confident’
  • 2mainly North American sentence adverb As another option or possibility; alternatively.

    • ‘alternately, slice the cake in two when completely cooled and spread raspberry jam between the two halves’