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    antonym of consecutive

    Hi

    What is the word to describe the occurence of something which doesn't happen successively or consecutively? For example, if
    something happens between one day in between (you play tennis on Friday, then again on Sunday, then Tuesday, so on). Is it "alternate"? Please help me with it. Thank you.

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    Re: antonym of consecutive

    * Not a teacher

    You can say: occasionally, sometimes, at times, from time to time, once in a while, periodically etc.

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    Re: antonym of consecutive

    Yes, you play on alternate days, or every other day.

    (I wouldn't say it's an antonym, though.)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: antonym of consecutive

    Thank you, SirGod, Barb.

    Best wishes
    Jackson

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    #5

    Re: antonym of consecutive

    every other day
    in an every-other-day format

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    #6

    Re: antonym of consecutive

    intermittent, I guess?

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    #7

    Re: antonym of consecutive

    The only antonym of consecutive is non-consecutive.

    Rover

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