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

    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. Andrew Small:

    Humor is something that we all share -- every culture, every people, if you can tell a joke and laugh at someone else's joke, it shows there's a certain level of comfort with one another.

  2. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.

  3. Jonathan Frey:

    This is not the end of who Shannon Bennett is, i care very much about Shannon Bennett. Shannon Bennett was the love of my life and I know Shannon Bennett legacy is going to live on, one way or another. But Shannon Bennett was a beautiful soul.

  4. Kennji Kizuka:

    It is just another attempt to cover up the flaws in this sham asylum process, a process created to block refugees from finding safety in the United States.

  5. The President:

    We are now telling Turkey that because you have really been forced to buy another missile system, we're not going to sell you the F-35 fighter jets, it's a very tough situation that they're in and it's a very tough situation that we've been placed in, the United States. With all of that being said, we're working through it, we'll see what happens. But it's not really fair.

Images & Illustrations of another

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