Synonyms of alternate in English:

alternate


See definition of alternate

verb

1‘stands of trees alternate with dense shrubby tundra’

SYNONYMS
be interspersed, follow one another, be staggered, take turns, take it in turns, act in sequence, work in sequence, occur in turn, occur in rotation
rotate, oscillate, see-saw, yo-yo, chop and change, fluctuate

2‘we could alternate the groups so that no one felt they had been left out’

SYNONYMS
give turns to, take in turn, rotate, take in rotation
intersperse, stagger, swap, exchange, interchange, switch, vary

adjective

1‘she was asked to attend on alternate days’

SYNONYMS
every other, every second

2‘place the leeks and noodles in alternate layers’

SYNONYMS
alternating, in rotation, rotating, occurring in turns, interchanging, following in sequence, sequential

3‘an alternate plan of action’

SYNONYMS
alternative, other, another, second, different, possible, substitute, replacement, deputy, relief, proxy, surrogate, cover, fill-in, stand-in, standby, emergency, reserve, backup, auxiliary, fallback
North American informal pinch-hitting