Meaning of Alternative



English: Alternative
Bangla: বিকল্প, পরিবর্তন, অনুকল্প, ভিন্ন উপায়, উপায়ান্তর, নির্বাচন, গত্যন্তর, বাছাই, সমাহার
Hindi: वैकल्पिक
Type: Adjective / বিশেষণ / विशेषण
Synonym: Choice , Election , Option , Pick , Preference , Resource
Antonym: Compulsion , Necessity


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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

a choice limited to one of two or more possibilities, as of things, propositions, or courses of action, the selection of which precludes any other possibility: You have the alternative of riding or walking.

Definition: 2

one of the things, propositions, or courses of action that can be chosen: The alternative to riding is walking.

Definition: 3

a possible or remaining course or choice: There was no alternative but to walk.

Definition: 4

affording a choice of two or more things, propositions, or courses of action.

Definition: 5

(of two things, propositions, or courses) mutually exclusive so that if one is chosen the other must be rejected: The alternative possibilities are neutrality and war.