Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an alternative manner; in a manner that admits the choice or possibility of one out of two things.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In the manner of alternatives, or that admits the choice of one out of two things.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in an alternative way
  • adverb conjunctive Used to link a pair of possibilities

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in place of, or as an alternative to

Etymologies

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alternative +‎ -ly

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