1. alternative birth a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  2. alternative birthing a method of childbirth that avoids intrusive high-tech medicine in favor of more natural and homely settings
  3. alternative energy energy derived from sources that do not use up natural resources or harm the environment
  4. alternative one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  5. alternatively in place of, or as an alternative to
  6. alliteration use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
  7. alternative pleading a pleading that alleges facts so separate that it is difficult to determine which facts the person intends to rely on
  8. alternative medicine the practice of medicine without the use of drugs
  9. alternator an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
  10. alternating current an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally
  11. alternate go back and forth
  12. alterative tending to cure or restore to health
  13. active birth childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to be an active participant
  14. altruistic showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
  15. alternately in an alternating sequence or position
  16. alternating occurring by turns; first one and then the other
  17. Eastern Desert a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
  18. Conservative Party a political party (especially in Great Britain or Australia) that believes in the importance of a capitalist economy with private ownership rather than state control
  19. alterability the quality of being alterable
  20. afterbirth the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born