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əˈnʌð əran·oth·er

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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

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  1. on Earth, on earth

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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. Jakob Fuglsang:

    It feels great, it was one of my goals to come here but it's one thing to have a goal and another to fulfill it. I'm super happy to have this win.

  2. Lisa McAbee -LRB- right -RRB-:

    We want it to have an impact on other communities and places where kids are at risk and need a little bit of hope, and this hope can be given by another kid in the form of a book.

  3. John Updike:

    I think taste is a social concept and not an artistic one. I'm willing to show good taste, if I can, in somebody else's living room, but our reading life is too short for a writer to be in any way polite. Since his words enter into another's brain in silence and intimacy, he should be as honest and explicit as we are with ourselves.

  4. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    The good and the generous action of which we feel incapable is a reproach when done by another.

  5. Ryan Pedley:

    It's another way to immerse our students in reef ecology, the kids don't actually have to visit Great Barrier Reef. They can do their part by breeding clownfish in captivity and donate them to the fish shops.

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