What does another mean?

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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

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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. Mitch McConnell:

    If we do another bill it won't look anything like the House Democrats' bill.

  2. Jeffrey R. Snyder:

    If you believe it reprehensible to possess the means and will to use lethal force to repel criminal assault, how can you call upon another to do so for you?

  3. Miep Gies:

    I certainly think that another Holocaust can happen again. It did already occur, think of Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia.

  4. H. L. Mencken:

    Man is a natural polygamist: he always has one woman leading him by the nose, and another hanging on to his coattails.

  5. Shaina Louis:

    We may not speak the same language, but the foods we eat, the way we carry ourselves, the way we relate to one another, and our deeply ingrained spirituality reflect a bond that is still there, there is a sense of inner peace and ease I now have, that wasn't there before. I can move forward with my life, with intention behind everything I do.

Images & Illustrations of another

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