Number of syllables in the word 'alternate'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word alternate.

  1. No of syllables in alternate : 3
  2. Divide syllables in alternate : al-ter-nate

More about the word - alternate

  1. noun
  2. Definition : That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
  3. Definition : A substitute; an alternative; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.
  4. Definition : A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.
  5. Definition : A replacement of equal or greater value or function.
  1. verb
  2. Definition : To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.
  3. Definition : To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; followed by with.
  4. Definition : To vary by turns.
  5. Definition : To perform an alternation (removal of alternate vertices) on (a polytope or tessellation); to remove vertices (from a face or edge) as part of an alternation.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Happening by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; first one and then the other (repeatedly)
  3. Definition : 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.
  4. Definition : Other; alternative.
  5. Definition : (of leaves) Distributed singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.


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