What does other mean?

Definitions for other
ˈʌð əroth·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. otheradjective

    not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied

    "today isn't any other day"- the White Queen; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction"

  2. other(a)adjective

    recently past

    "the other evening"

  3. early(a), former(a), other(a)adjective

    belonging to the distant past

    "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"

  4. otheradjective

    very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected

    "a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow

Freebase

  1. other

    The Other or Constitutive Other is a key concept in continental philosophy; it opposes the Same. The Other refers, or attempts to refer, to that which is other than the initial concept being considered. The Constitutive Other often denotes a person Other than one's self; hence, the Other is identified as "different"; thus the spelling is often capitalized.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Other

    uth′ėr, adj. and pron. different, not the same: additional: second of two.—adj. Oth′erguess=Othergates.—n. Oth′erness.—advs. Oth′erwhere, elsewhere; Oth′erwhile, Oth′erwhiles, at other times: sometimes; Oth′erwise, in another way or manner: by other causes: in other respects.—conj. else: under other conditions.—Every other, each alternate; Rather ... than otherwise, rather than not; The other day, on some day not long past, quite recently. [A.S. other; cf. Ger. ander, L. alter.]

Editors Contribution

  1. other

    An equal in role, responsibility, structure, system, value, amount or number.

    The other house beside us is similar to ours.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'other' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #74

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'other' in Written Corpus Frequency: #115

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'other' in Nouns Frequency: #55

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'other' in Adjectives Frequency: #1

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of other in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of other in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of other in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Hammett:

    We do know that there are other nations developing similar technologies, we see research out of near peer countries developing technologies in these areas.

  2. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    What's proposed by China and now joined by many other countries could serve a very useful purpose because we have a massive infrastructure deficit in this country and in our region, a new multilateral bank to fund infrastructure, particularly in our region, could play a really important part for good in the years and decades to come.

  3. Rao Xianjun:

    In a way, I feel lucky; I've experienced three bear markets that other investors take over a decade to experience.

  4. Leonardo da Vinci:

    Common sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.

  5. Phil Klotzbach:

    Overall, we increased the other forecast numbers because overall conditions look even more conducive than they did a few weeks ago.

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