Alternative - Crossword Clue

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BACKUP
OPTION
OTHER
PLANB
VARIANT
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BACKUP
  1. a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
  2. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
  3. an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage; "a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
  4. the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
  5. (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
OPTION
  1. the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
  2. one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
  3. the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
OTHER
  1. very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected; "a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow
  2. belonging to the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
  3. recently past; "the other evening"
  4. not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied; "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction"
PLANB
VARIANT
  1. something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
  2. differing from a norm or standard; "a variant spelling"
  3. a variable quantity that is random
  4. exhibiting variation and change; "letters variant in size"
  5. an event that departs from expectations
  6. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups;
Clue Database Last Updated: 16/02/2019 9:00am

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