Translation of "alternate" - English-Spanish dictionary

alternate

adjective uk /ɔːlˈtɜː·nət/ /ɔlˈtɜr·nət/

one out of every two days, weeks, years, etc.

alterno
I work alternate Saturdays.

US available as a different possibility

alternativo
an alternate plan
alternately adverb /ɔːlˈtɜː·nət·li/ /ɔlˈtɜr·nət·li/

alternandose
verb uk /ˈɔːltə·neɪt/ us /ˈɔl·tərˌneɪt/ present participle alternating, past tense and past participle alternated

If two things alternate, one thing happens, then the other thing happens, then the first thing happens again.

alternar(se)
You should alternate layers of fruit and yogurt in a tall glass.
She easily alternates between Spanish and English.

(Translation of “alternate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

alternate

verb /ˈoːltəneit/

to use, do etc by turns, repeatedly, one after the other

alternar
Her mood alternates between highs and lows
He tried to alternate red and yellow tulips along the path as he planted them.
alternately /-ˈtəːnət-/ adverb

alternativamente, ahora … ahora…
She felt alternately hot and cold.
alternating /ˈoːltəˌneitiŋ/ adjective

Alternando
alternating strong and weak beats.
alternation noun

alternancia
the alternation of night and day.

(Translation of “alternate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)