1. alternative medicine the practice of medicine without the use of drugs
  2. alternative pleading a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on
  3. alternative energy energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment
  4. alternatively in place of, or as an alternative to
  5. alternative birthing a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  6. alternative birth a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  7. alternative one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  8. alliteration use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
  9. altruistic showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
  10. Old World vulture any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
  11. alternating electric current an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
  12. Walter John de la Mare English poet remembered for his verse for children
  13. alternately in an alternating sequence or position
  14. Walter de la Mare English poet remembered for his verse for children
  15. international scale a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
  16. alternating current an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
  17. Alternanthera genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia
  18. alternating occurring by turns; first one and then the other
  19. alternator an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
  20. alliteratively in an alliterative manner