Meaning of ALTERNATIVE in English

adj. 1 alternate, variant, (an)other, different, additional; substitute, surrogate Alternative models are available

n. 2 alternate, variant, choice, option, selection; possibility; substitute, surrogate The alternative was to remain at home and do nothing You leave me no alternative. 'Esthetic' is an American spelling alternative.

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.