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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 otheradjective

    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
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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  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. Britt Slabinski:

    I can't get on my radio change frequencies quick enough to talk to them to tell them' do not land on top before they get they themselves have another RPG [ rocket-propelled grenade ] hit the engine and then they crashed.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    What this means can't be overstated, we have broken the old arguments for inaction. We've proved that strong economic growth and a safer environment no longer have to conflict with one another.

  3. Republican Representative Mike Kelly:

    Today, Dec. 18, 2019, is another date that will live in infamy.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    I was pointing out they have their own fiscal problems that predate the coronavirus and I was not interested in borrowing money from future generations to fix age-old problems, there probably will be another state and local funding bill, but we need to make sure that we achieve something that will go beyond simply sending out money.

  5. Todd Rosenbluth:

    Looking to their asset allocation as of July 31, the fund has 6 percent or so exposure to equity-related securities and has 20 percent in high-yield bonds while another 14 percent in non-rated bonds, this is an approach that will not benefit from a flight to quality of investment-grade corporates and Treasuries.

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