What does etcetera mean?

Definitions for etcetera
ɛtˈsɛt ər ə, -ˈsɛ trəetcetera

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. etcetera(adverb)

    additional unspecified odds and ends; more of the same

    "his report was full of etceteras"

  2. and so forth, and so on, etcetera, etc.(adverb)

    continuing in the same way


  1. etcetera(Noun)

    And the others, and the rest.

  2. etcetera(Noun)

    and so on.

  3. etcetera(Noun)

    Someone or something extra or superfluous.

  4. Origin: phrase et cetera


  1. Etcetera

    Etcetera is a fictional character in Cats, the musical play based primarily on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Primarily a dancer, she is one of the chorus line kittens in the tribe of the Jellicle cats.

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    Song lyrics by etcetera -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by etcetera on the Lyrics.com website.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'etcetera' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1590


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of etcetera in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of etcetera in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of etcetera in a Sentence

  1. Lamine Diack:

    I do not know what we are dealing with, it is possible if we discover with new techniques that someone doped etcetera, etcetera then yes, otherwise no.

  2. Peter Conde:

    We are taking appropriate supplements etcetera to keep immune systems up and I am sure most of the others are doing the same, in terms of sanitary practices, we want to keep hands and bodies clean.

  3. Miguel Torres:

    You can continue to plant tomatoes, beans, etcetera, if temperatures rise, but not the grape varieties we have today, we must find other varieties that are more resistant to high temperatures and drought.

  4. Scott Neal:

    The greater the profit, the greater the benefit that can provided to residents in the form of enhanced public infrastructure and amenities, etcetera, the value proposition of our stores is based more on convenience, selection and exceptional customer service, than it is on low prices.

  5. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    Trust was created, it was this trust that got things done. The text is very complicated and very long etcetera, and in the last version of the text, the stenographers made a typing error... Instead of saying - as in the two previous versions - that the parties 'should' do this and that, 'shall.' was written.

Images & Illustrations of etcetera

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