We have put together a list of words that are similar to ALTERNATIVE.

15 Alternative Words Similar to alternative

1 Alternate Adjective      Synonym Words Like Alternate
2 Disjunctive Adjective      Similar Words Like Disjunctive
3 Secondary Adjective      Similar Words Like Secondary
4 Unconventional Adjective      Similar Words Like Unconventional
5 Option Noun      Synonym Words Like Option
6 Choice Noun      Synonym Words Like Choice
7 Deciding Noun      Synonym Words Like Deciding
8 Alternatives Noun      Variant Words Like Alternatives
9 Impossibility Noun      Hyponym Words Like Impossibility
10 Possibility Noun      Hyponym Words Like Possibility
11 Default Noun      Hyponym Words Like Default
12 Preference Noun      Hyponym Words Like Preference
13 Obverse Noun      Hyponym Words Like Obverse
14 Opening Noun      Hyponym Words Like Opening
15 Druthers Noun      Hyponym Words Like Druthers

3 examples of alternative

1 an alternative conjunction
2 there no other alternative
3 my only choice is to refuse

10 definitions of alternative

1 Offering a choice of two things.
2 Disjunctive.
3 Alternate; reciprocal.
4 An offer of two things, one of which may be chosen, but not both; a choice between two things, so that if one is taken, the other must be left.
5 Either of two things or propositions offered to one's choice. Thus when two things offer a choice of one only, the two things are called alternatives.
6 The course of action or the thing offered in place of another.
7 A choice between more than two things; one of several things offered to choose among.
8 serving or used in place of another
9 pertaining to unconventional choices
10 necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities
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