What is alternative?

  • (adj): Pertaining to unconventional choices.
    Example: "An alternative life style"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on alternative:

Alternative Media
... Alternative media are media (newspapers, radio, television, magazines, movies, Internet, etc.) which provide alternative information to the mainstream media in a given context, whether the mainstream media are ... Alternative media differ from mainstream media along one or more of the following dimensions their content, aesthetic, modes of production, modes of distribution, and audience relations ... Alternative media often aim to challenge existing powers, to represent marginalized groups, and to foster horizontal linkages among communities of interest ...
Dog Scootering - Scooter
... An alternative is to use a bicycle instead of a scooter ... This is seen as a more dangerous alternative, as it is more difficult to dismount a bicycle in an emergency ... This alternative activity of harnessing dogs to a bicycle is known as bikejoring ...
There Is No Alternative
... There is no alternative (shortened as TINA) was a slogan which Margaret Thatcher, the conservative British Prime Minister used often ... it has come to mean that "there is no alternative" to economic liberalism, that free markets, free trade, and capitalist globalization are the best way for modern societies to ...
Guitar Tunings - Standard and Alternatives - Alternative - String Gauges and Guitar Adjustments
... Many alternative tunings are difficult or impossible with conventional sets of guitar strings, which have gauges optimized for standard tuning ... Therefore, many alternative tunings benefit from re-stringing of the guitar with different gauges ...
Alternative - Culture and Society
... Alternative comics, a genre of comic strips and books Alternative comedy, a range of styles used by comedians and writers in the 1980s Alternative culture, a ...

More definitions of "alternative":

  • (adj): Necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities.
    Synonyms: mutually exclusive
  • (noun): One of a number of things from which only one can be chosen.
    Example: "There no other alternative"
    Synonyms: option, choice
  • (adj): Allowing a choice.
    Example: "An alternative plan"
    Synonyms: alternate

Famous quotes containing the word alternative:

    No alternative to the
    one-man path.
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)

    If English is spoken in heaven ... God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.
    Charles, Prince Of Wales (b. 1948)

    If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
    Graham Greene (1904–1991)