What does or else mean?

Definitions for or else

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word or else.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alternatively, instead, or else(adverb)

    in place of, or as an alternative to

    "Felix became a herpetologist instead"; "alternatively we could buy a used car"

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of or else in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of or else in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Dondero:

    She's crying on TV. She's tried everything else, she doesn't have any other cards to play. All of her countrymen know it and currency crises tend to topple governments more than anything else.

  2. Christopher Morley:

    Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.

  3. Christopher Morley:

    Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.

  4. Ahmed Younis:

    In the U.S., you can be 100 percent American and 100 percent anything else. In Europe, you have to reduce the percentage of anything else to be more European, people burn and destroy what they perceive to not be their own. They do not burn and destroy what they perceive to own.

  5. Christianne Boudreau:

    The biggest problem we have is that parents -- a lot of the time -- want to be able to place the blame somewhere else, we want think that our children are safe and it could never happen to us. It's always going to happen to somebody else. That's a big mistake we all make as parents.

Images & Illustrations of or else


Translations for or else

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for or else »

Translation

Find a translation for the or else definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these or else definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"or else." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/or else>.

Are we missing a good definition for or else? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for or else:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.