Alternative (adjective)

  1. Offering or expressing a choice.
  2. Providing a substitute or different possibility.
  3. Existing or functioning as an option.
  4. Being one of two or more possibilities.
  5. Not conventional or traditional.


Late middle english, from latin alternatīvus, from alternāre to alternate.


  1. The restaurant offered vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives to their menu items.
  2. He is considering alternative career paths.
  3. She chose the alternative route that was less crowded.
  4. Alternative rock is a genre of music that emerged in the 1980s.
  5. The alternative therapy was more effective for her condition than the traditional treatment.
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