adj.间隔的, 轮流的, 交替的
She gets Saturdays off in her new job as against working alternate weekends in her last one.
We alternate in doing the housework.
Meetings are held on alternate Thursdays.
Sunny weather alternated with rain.
1. (两个)交替的, 轮流的
According to the weather forecast, there will be a week of alternate rain and sunshine.
They saw each other on alternate Sundays.
3. 供选择的; 供替换的[B]
【美】代理人; 代替者; 候补者[C]
We have several alternates on our team.
Our boss alternates kindness with severity.
For the next few days he alternated between hope and fear.