Definition of alternately in English:

alternately

adverb

  • 1With two things continually following and succeeded by each other; one after the other:

    ‘she sounds alternately confused and confident’
  • 2North American [sentence adverb] As another option or possibility; alternatively:

    ‘alternately, slice the cake in two when completely cooled and spread raspberry jam between the two halves’

Pronunciation

alternately

/ɔːlˈtəːnətli/