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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. alternative: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. alternative: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. alternative: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. alternative: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. alternative: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. alternative, alternative: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Alternative, alternative: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. alternative: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. alternative: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. alternative: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. alternative: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. alternative: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Alternative, alternative: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. alternative: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. alternative: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. AlterNative, Alternative (Mauritania), Alternative (album), Alternative (disambiguation), Alternative, The Alternative (Denmark), The Alternative (France), The Alternative (Kosovo), The Alternative (Palestine), The Alternative (album), The Alternative (political party): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Alternative: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. alternative: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. alternative: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Alternative (f), alternative, alternative (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. alternative: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. alternative: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  23. alternative: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. alternative: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. alternative: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. alternative: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. alternative: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. alternative: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. alternative: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. alternative: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. ALTERNATIVE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. Alternative (disambiguation), alternative: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. alternative: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Alternative: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. alternative: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. alternative: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Alternative (disambiguation), alternative: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. alternative: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. alternative: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (alternative)

noun:  one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen ("There no other alternative")
adjective:  necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities
adjective:  pertaining to unconventional choices ("An alternative life style")
adjective:  allowing a choice ("An alternative plan")

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