alternate balance combine co-ordinate cross-breed exchange hybridize interchange multiply swap switch synchronize
The 'alternate' groupThese verbs are concerned with making a connection between two things or activities. This includes:
doing two things at the same time or at different times e.g. alternate, synchronize
breeding two things together e.g. cross-breed, hybridize
exchanging two things e.g. exchange, swap
taking account of two things e.g. balance, co-ordinate
An independent radio station set up hastily in Leningrad alternated local and Baltic news in an attempt to keep people informed.
The state has got to find some way to balance these two needs.
The deal was we would swap keys, and when one family went away the other would water their plants.
There is some evidence that attempts were made to synchronize lunar and solar time.