alternatively, instead, or else(adverb)
in place of, or as an alternative to
"Felix became a herpetologist instead"; "alternatively we could buy a used car"
The numerical value of or else in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of or else in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
She's crying on TV. She's tried everything else, she doesn't have any other cards to play. All of her countrymen know it and currency crises tend to topple governments more than anything else.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.
In the U.S., you can be 100 percent American and 100 percent anything else. In Europe, you have to reduce the percentage of anything else to be more European, people burn and destroy what they perceive to not be their own. They do not burn and destroy what they perceive to own.
The biggest problem we have is that parents -- a lot of the time -- want to be able to place the blame somewhere else, we want think that our children are safe and it could never happen to us. It's always going to happen to somebody else. That's a big mistake we all make as parents.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- بطريقة أخرى, وإلاArabic
- anders, sonst, andernfallsGerman
- o verásSpanish
- vastasel juhul, või muiduEstonian
- そうでなければ, さもないと, 或いは, もしくはJapanese
- თუარადა, თორემGeorgian
- of andersDutch
- ellers, hvis ikkeNorwegian
- senão, caso contrárioPortuguese
- а не то, а то, в противном случае, иначеRussian
- annars, annars så...Swedish
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