What does another mean?

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əˈnʌð əran·oth·er

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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. Delfina Mota:

    I still don’t feel like myself. It’s something traumatic. I’m scared now to have another baby.

  2. President Trump:

    The unemployment rate for African-Americans just reached another brand-new all-time low in the history of our country, and by the way, African American-youth unemployment has also reached the lowest level ever recorded in history.

  3. James Comey:

    I think its good that he was able to finish the work and establish both that the Russia thing wasnt a hoax - that the Russians interfered in the election in a huge way, and thats really important, and then another piece of good news, the evidence didnt establish that any Americans conspired as part of that effort. That should be good news no matter what party youre associated with.

  4. Margaret Fuller:

    There are two modes of criticism. One which crushes to earth without mercy all the humble buds of Phantasy, all the plants that, though green and fruitful, are also a prey to insects or have suffered by drought. It weeds well the garden, and cannot believe the weed in its native soil may be a pretty, graceful plant. There is another mode which enters into the natural history of every thing that breathes and lives, which believes no impulse to be entirely in vain, which scrutinizes circumstances, motive and object before it condemns, and believes there is a beauty in natural form, if its law and purpose be understood.

  5. President Hassan Rouhani:

    When a license is given, it is completely inappropriate for another body to cancel it without the right authority, in cases where the judiciary wants to get involved, there must be legal justification for it to do so.

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