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Alternate vs. Deputy

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  • Alternate (adjective)

    Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.

  • Alternate (adjective)

    Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second.

    "the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc."

  • Alternate (adjective)

    Other; alternative.

    "Hyperlinked text is displayed in alternate color in a Web browser."

  • Alternate (adjective)

    Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.

  • Alternate (noun)

    That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.

  • Alternate (noun)

    A substitute; an alternative; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.

  • Alternate (noun)

    A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.

  • Alternate (noun)

    A replacement of equal or greater value or function.

  • Alternate (noun)

    Figures or tinctures that succeed each other by turns.

  • Alternate (verb)

    To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.

  • Alternate (verb)

    To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; followed by with.

    "The flood and ebb tides alternate with each other."

  • Alternate (verb)

    To vary by turns.

    "The land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains."

  • Alternate (verb)

    To perform an vertices) on (a polytope or tessellation); to remove vertices (from a face or edge) as part of an alternation.

  • Deputy (noun)

    One appointed as the their behalf; a substitute in office

    "the deputy of a prince"

    "The deputy sheriff was promoted after his senior retired"

    "As the deputy store manager, he is able to fire staff."

    "lieutenant|representative|delegate|vice|vicegerent"

  • Deputy (noun)

    A person employed to install and remove props, brattices, etc. and to clear gas, for the safety of the miners.

  • Deputy (noun)

    (France): A member of the Chamber of Deputies, formerly called Corps Législatif

  • Deputy (noun)

    (Ireland): a member of Dáil Éireann, or the title of a member of Dáil Éireann. (Normally capitalised in both cases)

    "Eamon Ryan is a deputy in the Dáil."

    "At today's meeting, Deputy Ryan will speak on local issues."

  • Deputy (verb)

    to deputise

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  • Alternate (adjective)

    Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.

  • Alternate (adjective)

    Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. ; read every alternate line.

  • Alternate (adjective)

    Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.

  • Alternate (noun)

    That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.

  • Alternate (noun)

    A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.

  • Alternate (noun)

    A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.

  • Alternate

    To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.

  • Alternate (verb)

    To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; - followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.

  • Alternate (verb)

    To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.

  • Deputy (noun)

    One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a township, etc.

  • Deputy (noun)

    A member of the Chamber of Deputies.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Alternate (noun)

    someone who takes the place of another person

  • Alternate (verb)

    go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

  • Alternate (verb)

    exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions

  • Alternate (verb)

    be an understudy or alternate for a role

  • Alternate (verb)

    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

  • Alternate (verb)

    do something in turns;

    "We take turns on the night shift"

  • Alternate (adjective)

    every second one of a series;

    "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"

    "jam every other day"

  • Alternate (adjective)

    allowing a choice;

    "an alternative plan"

  • Alternate (adjective)

    occurring by turns; first one and then the other;

    "alternating feelings of love and hate"

  • Alternate (adjective)

    of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired;

    "stems with alternate leaves"

  • Deputy (noun)

    someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

  • Deputy (noun)

    an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

  • Deputy (noun)

    a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)

  • Deputy (noun)

    a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others

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