What is an alternate word for family?
clan or clann is the Gaelic term for family
A word that means an alternate word, with the same definition is a synonym. Comment: Just for information, I live in England. We don't normally use the word "alternate" to mean "a possible choice between things". We use the word "alternative". When I joined "Answers" it took me a couple of minutes to figure out what "Edit alternates" meant.
No, the word 'eldest' is an adjective, a word that describes a noun as of the greatest age, an alternate to the adjective oldest. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in the sentence. Example: Uncle Jack is the eldest member of our family. He is eighty eight. - the pronoun 'he' takes the place of the noun 'Uncle Jack'; - the adjective 'eldest' describes the noun 'member'.