What does Other mean?

Definitions for Other
ˈʌð ərOther

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. otheradjective

    not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied

    "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction"

  2. other(a)adjective

    recently past

    "the other evening"

  3. early(a), former(a), other(a)adjective

    belonging to the distant past

    "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"

  4. otheradjective

    very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected

    "a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow

Freebase

  1. other

    The Other or Constitutive Other 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 concept being considered. The Constitutive Other often denotes a person Other than one's self; hence, the Other is identified as "different"; thus the spelling is often capitalized.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Other

    uth′ėr, adj. and pron. different, not the same: additional: second of two.—adj. Oth′erguess=Othergates.—n. Oth′erness.—advs. Oth′erwhere, elsewhere; Oth′erwhile, Oth′erwhiles, at other times: sometimes; Oth′erwise, in another way or manner: by other causes: in other respects.—conj. else: under other conditions.—Every other, each alternate; Rather ... than otherwise, rather than not; The other day, on some day not long past, quite recently. [A.S. other; cf. Ger. ander, L. alter.]

Editors Contribution

  1. other

    An equal in role, responsibility, structure, system, value, amount or number.

    The other house beside us is similar to ours.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Other' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #74

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Other' in Written Corpus Frequency: #115

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Other' in Nouns Frequency: #55

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Other' in Adjectives Frequency: #1

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Other in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Other in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Other in a Sentence

  1. Brett Begemann:

    There are other alternatives.

  2. George MacDonald:

    Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.

  3. Swami Krishnananda:

    The soul's illness is more terrible and more difficult to understand than the illness of the body or any other type of malady.

  4. Renata Rollins:

    The group’s demands made no sense, they read like they were copied and pasted from some other community’s struggle because whoever penned them had no context for what’s actually going on in Olympia and Thurston County.

  5. Charla Nash:

    It's a different world to not be able to see again or to use your hands and do things for yourself that you have to depend on other people for help now.

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