What does another mean?

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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"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Anotheradjective

    Etymology: from an and other.

    He that will not lay a foundation for perpetual disorder, must of necessity find another rise of government than that. John Locke.

    ———— A fourth? ————
    Start eye!
    What! will the line stretch out to th’ crack of doom?
    Another yet? —— a seventh! I’ll see no more. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him. 1 Samuel, ii. 25.

    Why not of her? preferr’d above the rest,
    By him with knightly deeds, and open love profess’d;
    So had another been, where he his vows address’d. John Dryden, Fables.

    A man shall have diffused his life, his self, and his whole concernments so far, that he can weep his sorrows with another’s eyes; when he has another heart besides his own, both to share, and to support his grief. South.

    When the soul is beaten from its station, and the mounds of virtue are broken down, it becomes quite another thing from what it was before. South.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Another

    one more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect

  2. Another

    not the same; different

  3. Another

    any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else

  4. 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

  2. on earth

  3. rheotan

  4. athenor

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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. Keegan Bradley:

    I just hit a terrible shot, i hadn’t hit a really bad shot all week and you just can’t hit it there, obviously, but you can’t hit it right of the flag. And I just came out of it a little bit, it got gobbled up by the wind. If it goes another yard it might have been in that bunker, but it was a bummer.

  2. Mary Manin Morrissey:

    Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life. And when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful -- a thought that is love.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    I think we need all the money we can get to have the resources that we need to fight COVID, the last thing we need is another variant.

  4. Katherine Mansfield:

    The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.

  5. Dax Ward:

    Mighty are the winds of time, which sweep away the despair of a broken heart, which blow back the essence of life, which refresh the soul with yet another sweet countenance.

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    repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
    • A. taper
    • B. arbalist
    • C. anestrus
    • D. epiphora

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