11 Letters
6 Consonants
5 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use alternative as a noun or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Alternative
A 4 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, e, i, l, n, r, t, and v, 6 consonants, 5 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letter n. Alternative starts with and ends with a vowel with the starting letters a, al, alt, alte, alter, and the ending characters are e, ve, ive, tive, ative, ..
Definition
One of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
Origin/Roots
Middle French
Compound Words
A compound word, alternative has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are alter, and native.
School Grade
Alternative is set as a sat word that starts with a, ends with e, 4 syllables, 5 vowels and 11 letters.
Pig Latin
Alternative in Pig Latin is said as "alternativeay or alternativeway".
Unigram
a | l | t | e | r | n | a | t | i | v | e
Bigram
al | lt | te | er | rn | na | at | ti | iv | ve
Trigram
alt | lte | ter | ern | rna | nat | ati | tiv | ive
Quadrigram
alte | lter | tern | erna | rnat | nati | ativ | tive
Word Gram
Noun Examples
one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen;
"what option did I have?";
"there no other alternative";
"my only choice is to refuse"
Adjective Satellite Examples
necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities;
"`either' and `or' in `either this or that'"
pertaining to unconventional choices;
"an alternative life style"
allowing a choice;
"an alternative plan"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Alternative"

There are 184 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to alternative.

SynonymDefinition
Additionalexisting or coming by way of addition
"an additional problem"
"further information"
"there will be further delays"
"took more time"
Agentthe semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the hapening denoted by the verb in the clause
Agentive Role
Alleviationthe act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
"he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
Alternatesomeone who takes the place of another person
Alternate Choice
Analogydrawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
"the operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain"
"the models show by analogy how matter is built up"
Another
Apprehensionthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Arrestthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

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Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from alternative.

Anagram Definition
Alternativeone of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
"what option did I have?"
"there no other alternative"
"my only choice is to refuse"

View English words with the unique letters used in alternative. Words With The Letters Aeilnrtv

Hypernyms

Alternative has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Decidingthe cognitive process of reaching a decision
"a good executive must be good at decision making"
Decision Making

Hyponyms

There are 12 hyponyms for alternative

Word Definition
Defaultloss due to not showing up;
"he lost the game by default"
Default Option
Druthersthe right or chance to choose;
"given my druthers, I''d eat cake"
Hobsons Choice
Impossibilityan alternative that is not available
Impossible Action
Obversethe side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design
Openingthe first of a series of actions;
"he memorized all the important chess openings"
Possibilitya possible alternative;
"bankruptcy is always a possibility"
Possible Action

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