Definitions in relation to their use in kangaroo words, taken from Google Dictionary, and edited for formatting.
Kangaroo word: alternative
Joey word: alternate
alternative (noun): one of two or more available possibilities.
alternate (noun): a person who acts as a deputy or substitute.
The letters A, L, T, E, R, N, A, T, and E found within the kangaroo word “alternative” arrange in the listed order to complete the joey word “alternate”. While a word can have multiple definitions, in relation to their use with kangaroo words, these two words share a similar meaning: an option.