What does another mean?

Definitions for another
əˈnʌð əran·oth·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word another.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. another(a), some other(adj)

    any of various alternatives; some other

    "put it off to another (or some other) day"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Another

    one more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect

    Etymology: [An a, one + other.]

  2. Another

    not the same; different

    Etymology: [An a, one + other.]

  3. Another

    any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else

    Etymology: [An a, one + other.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Another

    an-uth′ėr, adj. not the same: a different or distinct (thing or person): one more: a second: one more of the same kind: any other.—One another, now used as a compound reciprocal pronoun (of two or more); One with another, taken all together, taken on the average.—You're another, the vulgar Tu quoque. [Orig. an other.]

Editors Contribution

  1. another

    An identical type.

    They had another meal prepared for their family as they loved to spend time together.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'another' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #143

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'another' in Written Corpus Frequency: #182

Anagrams for another »

  1. on Earth, on earth

How to pronounce another?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say another in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of another in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of another in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of another in a Sentence

  1. Michael Wadleigh:

    I think we were pretty faithful, but another filmmaker might have chosen to film all love songs and not really gone for the politics. But that was what I wanted to do.

  2. Barack Obama:

    One of the strengths that makes America exceptional is our willingness to openly confront our past, face our imperfections, make changes and do better, rather than another reason to refight old arguments, I hope that today's report can help us leave these techniques where they belong—in the past.

  3. Spokesman Jim McGrath:

    President Bush had another terrific day and is in great spirits.

  4. Khaled Abdel Majeed:

    At the moment it may be very marketable, but at some point it will become too expensive, and there is also a lot of risk in the deal that has been agreed, and the regime itself is not stable enough to last another 50 years.

  5. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    I am inspired by the strength and the resilience of the survivors and their loved ones. And I am deeply moved by the way that this community – and our national community – has stood together in support of one another, in defiance of terror and in defense of our most cherished ideals.

Images & Illustrations of another

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