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

  2. Another

    not the same; different

  3. Another

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

  4. Origin: [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.]

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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yohan Samarakkody:

    It was another dull day.

  2. Grant Rumley:

    It solidifies another gap.

  3. Hsu Hsin-ying:

    Taiwan needs another voice.

  4. Alberto Fujimori:

    Never another 5th of April!

  5. Horace:

    I will not add another word.

Images & Illustrations of another

  1. anotheranotheranother

Popularity rank by frequency of use

another#1#384#10000

Translations for another

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for another »

Translation

Find a translation for the another definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these another 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

"another." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 16 Oct. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/another>.

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

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for another:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.