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(Option), noun alternate choice, choice, conclusion, decision, determination, discernment, discretion, discrimination, distinction, election, embracement, free selection, judgment, pick, recourse, remaining course, selection, voluntary decision
Associated concepts: alternative conditions


(Substitute), noun change, other choice, replacement, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter
Associated concepts: alternative conditions, alternative connract, alternative covenant, alternative judgment, alternaaive legacy, alternative obligation, alternative plea, alterrative pleading, alternative relief, alternative remedies, alternative writs
See also: call, choice, cover, elective, expedient, loophole, option, plan, replacement, secondary, stopgap, substitute, vicarious

ALTERNATIVE. The one or the other of two things. In contracts a party has frequently the choice to perform one of several things, as, if he is bound to pay one hundred dollars, or to deliver a horse, he has the alternative. Vide Election; Obligation; Alternative.

LEGACY, ALTERNATIVE. One where the testator gives one of two things to the legatee without designating which of them; as, one of my two horses. Vide Election.

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