other

  • 1 Other — Oth er, pron. & a. [AS. [=o][eth]er; akin to OS. [=a][eth]ar, [=o][eth]ar, D. & G. ander, OHG. andar, Icel. annarr, Sw. annan, Dan. anden, Goth. an[thorn]ar, Skr. antara: cf. L. alter; all orig. comparatives: cf. Skr. anya other. [root]180. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 other — [uth′ər] adj. [ME < OE, akin to Ger ander, Goth anthar < IE * anteros, the other of two (< base * an, there + compar. suffix) > Sans ántara ] 1. being the remaining one or ones of two or more [Bill and the other boys] 2. different or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 other — 1. For each other, see each 3. 2. other than. When other is used as a pronoun or adjective, use of other than is straightforward and causes no comment: • I d never known anything other than hard times D. Dears, 1974. Objections are raised when… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 other — O.E. oþer the second, one of the two, other, from P.Gmc. *antharaz (Cf. O.S. athar, O.N. annarr, Ger. ander, Goth. anþar other ), from PIE *an tero , variant of *al tero the other of two (Cf. Lith. antras, Skt. antarah oth …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 other — ► ADJECTIVE & PRONOUN 1) used to refer to a person or thing that is different from one already mentioned or known. 2) additional. 3) alternative of two. 4) those not already mentioned. 5) (usu. the Other) Philosophy & Sociology t …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Other — Oth er ([u^][th] [ e]r), conj. [See {Or}.] Either; used with other or or for its correlative (as either . . . or are now used). [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Other of chalk, other of glass. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Other — Oth er ([u^][th] [ e]r), adv. Otherwise. It shall none other be. Chaucer. If you think other. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 other — UK US /ˈʌðər/ adjective ► ACCOUNTING used to describe amounts of money, usually small amounts, that are added together and not listed under a separate name in financial records: »These expenses are included under the headings utilities , taxes ,… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 other — [adj1] additional, added alternative, another, auxiliary, else, extra, farther, fresh, further, more, new, spare, supplementary; concept 771 Ant. included, related other [adj2] different contrasting, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 other — index additional, alter ego, ancillary (auxiliary) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 Other — For other uses, see Other (disambiguation). The Other or Constitutive Other (also the verb othering) is a key concept in continental philosophy; it opposes the Same. The Other refers, or attempts to refer, to that which is Other than the initial… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 other — oth|er W1S1 [ˈʌðə US ˈʌðər] determiner, adj, pron ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(the second of two)¦ 2¦(the rest)¦ 3¦(additional)¦ 4¦(different)¦ 5¦(opposite)¦ 6 other than 7 none other than somebody 8 the other way around/round 9 the other day/morning/week etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 other — [[t]ʌ̱ðə(r)[/t]] ♦ others (When other follows the determiner an, it is written as one word: see another.) 1) ADJ: det ADJ, ADJ n You use other to refer to an additional thing or person of the same type as one that has been mentioned or is known… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 other — oth|er [ ʌðər ] function word *** Other can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural noun): He doesn t like other people interfering. (after the or a possessive word and followed by a singular or plural noun): the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 other — determiner, adjective, pronoun 1 used when there are two people, things etc to mean the one that is not being used, the one that you do not already have etc: the other: She was driving the car with one hand and wiping the window with the other. | …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 other */*/*/ — UK [ˈʌðə(r)] / US [ˈʌðər] determiner, pronoun Summary: Other can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural noun): He doesn t like other people interfering. (after the or a possessive word and followed by a singular or… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 other — adj., n. or pron., & adv. adj. 1 not the same as one or some already mentioned or implied; separate in identity or distinct in kind (other people; use other means; I assure you, my reason is quite other). 2 a further; additional (a few other… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 other*/*/*/ — [ˈʌðə] grammar word summary: Other can be: ■ a determiner: He doesn t like other people interfering. ■ an adjective: She invited all her other friends. ■ a pronoun: He swerved from one side of the road to the other. ♦ Some systems are better than …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 other — /ˈʌðə / (say udhuh) adjective 1. additional or further: he and one other person. 2. different or distinct from the one or ones mentioned or implied: in some other city. 3. being the remaining one of two or more: the other hand. 4. (with plural… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 other — /udh euhr/, adj. 1. additional or further: he and one other person. 2. different or distinct from the one mentioned or implied: in some other city; Some other design may be better. 3. different in nature or kind: I would not have him other than… …

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