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replacement, alternate, surrogate
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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take turns, alternate
v. do something in turns; "We take turns on the night shift"
jump, alternate
v. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
alternate, understudy
v. be an understudy or alternate for a role
alternate
v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
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alternating, alternate
adj. occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
alternate
adj. every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen
tertian, alternate
adj. recurring every other day; i.e. every third day when considered inclusively: "a tertian fever"
alternate
adj. 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"
substitute, alternative, alternate
adj. serving or used in place of another; "an alternative plan"
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range of a function, range, image
n. (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined; "the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers"
procurator, placeholder, proxy
n. a person authorized to act for another
standby, understudy
n. an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
provisionary, tentative, provisional, probationary
adj. under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"
deputy, proxy
adj. acting as substitute for another
surrogate, foster
adj. providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties; "foster parent"; "foster child"; "foster home"; "surrogate father"
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alternating, alternate
adj. occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
alternating, alternate
adj. occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
alternate
adj. every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen
alternate
adj. every second one of a series; "the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays"; "jam every other day"- the White Queen
oscillating, alternating
adj. occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
oscillating, alternating
adj. occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
oscillating, alternating
adj. occurring by turns; first one and then the other; "alternating feelings of love and hate"
yearly, annual
adj. occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income"
yearly, annual
adj. occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income"
yearly, annual
adj. occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income"
biyearly, biennial
adj. occurring every second year; "they met at biennial conventions"
biyearly, biennial
adj. occurring every second year; "they met at biennial conventions"
biyearly, biennial
adj. occurring every second year; "they met at biennial conventions"
bimonthly, semimonthly
adj. occurring twice a month; "a semimonthly publication"
bimonthly, semimonthly
adj. occurring twice a month; "a semimonthly publication"
bimonthly, semimonthly
adj. occurring twice a month; "a semimonthly publication"
biyearly
adj. occurring every second year; "they met at biennial conventions"
biyearly
adj. occurring every second year; "they met at biennial conventions"
biyearly
adj. occurring every second year; "they met at biennial conventions"
circadian
adj. of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals; "circadian rhythms"
circadian
adj. of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals; "circadian rhythms"
circadian
adj. of or relating to biological processes occurring at 24-hour intervals; "circadian rhythms"
orbitual, rotary, circular
adj. describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel"
orbitual, rotary, circular
adj. describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel"
orbitual, rotary, circular
adj. describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel"
diurnal
adj. having a daily cycle or occurring every day; "diurnal rotation of the heavens"
diurnal
adj. having a daily cycle or occurring every day; "diurnal rotation of the heavens"
diurnal
adj. having a daily cycle or occurring every day; "diurnal rotation of the heavens"
biweekly, fortnightly
adj. occurring every two weeks
biweekly, fortnightly
adj. occurring every two weeks
biweekly, fortnightly
adj. occurring every two weeks
half-hourly
adj. occurring ever half hour
half-hourly
adj. occurring ever half hour
half-hourly
adj. occurring ever half hour
half-yearly
adj. occurring every half year
half-yearly
adj. occurring every half year
half-yearly
adj. occurring every half year
hourly
adj. occurring every hour or payable by the hour; "hourly chimes"; "hourly pay"
hourly
adj. occurring every hour or payable by the hour; "hourly chimes"; "hourly pay"
hourly
adj. occurring every hour or payable by the hour; "hourly chimes"; "hourly pay"
midweekly
adj. occurring during the middle of the week; "midweekly prayer meetings"
midweekly
adj. occurring during the middle of the week; "midweekly prayer meetings"
midweekly
adj. occurring during the middle of the week; "midweekly prayer meetings"
monthly
adj. of or occurring or payable every month; "monthly payments"; "the monthly newsletter"
monthly
adj. of or occurring or payable every month; "monthly payments"; "the monthly newsletter"
monthly
adj. of or occurring or payable every month; "monthly payments"; "the monthly newsletter"
seasonal
adj. occurring at or dependent on a particular season; "seasonal labor"; "a seasonal rise in unemployment"
seasonal
adj. occurring at or dependent on a particular season; "seasonal labor"; "a seasonal rise in unemployment"
seasonal
adj. occurring at or dependent on a particular season; "seasonal labor"; "a seasonal rise in unemployment"
semestrial, semestral
adj. occurring every six months or during every period of six months
semestrial, semestral
adj. occurring every six months or during every period of six months
semestrial, semestral
adj. occurring every six months or during every period of six months
half-yearly, biyearly, biannual, semiannual
adj. occurring or payable twice each year
half-yearly, biyearly, biannual, semiannual
adj. occurring or payable twice each year
half-yearly, biyearly, biannual, semiannual
adj. occurring or payable twice each year
biweekly, semiweekly
adj. occurring twice a week
biweekly, semiweekly
adj. occurring twice a week
biweekly, semiweekly
adj. occurring twice a week
tertian, alternate
adj. recurring every other day; i.e. every third day when considered inclusively: "a tertian fever"
tertian, alternate
adj. recurring every other day; i.e. every third day when considered inclusively: "a tertian fever"
triennial
adj. occurring every third year or lasting 3 years
triennial
adj. occurring every third year or lasting 3 years
triennial
adj. occurring every third year or lasting 3 years
weekly
adj. occurring or payable every week; "a weekly trip to town"; "weekly wages"; "weekly rent"
weekly
adj. occurring or payable every week; "a weekly trip to town"; "weekly wages"; "weekly rent"
weekly
adj. occurring or payable every week; "a weekly trip to town"; "weekly wages"; "weekly rent"
supplementary, supplemental, subsidiary, auxiliary
adj. functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches"
collateral
adj. accompany, concomitant; "collateral target damage from a bombing run"
secondhand
adj. derived from what is primary or original; not firsthand; "a secondhand report"; "a secondhand account of a memory of something once read"; "most of our knowledge is secondhand"
second-string
adj. being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team; "a second-string pitcher"
tributary
adj. paying tribute; "a tributary colony"
substitute, utility
adj. capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team; "a utility infielder"
vicarious
adj. suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another; "vicarious atonement"
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paired, opposite
adj. of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    3
  • Verbs
    7
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    9
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    16
  • Synonyms
    117
  • Antonyms
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