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Definitions of other

  1. further or added; " called for additional troops"; " need extra help"; " an extra pair of shoes"; " I have no other shoes"; " there are other possibilities"
  2. of the distant past; " the early inhabitants of Europe"; " former generations"; " in other times"
  3. 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"
  4. very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected; " a strange, other dimension... where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow
  5. recently past; " the other evening"
  6. Additional.
  7. Otherwise.
  8. Different from that which, or the one who, has been specified; not the same; not identical; additional; second of two.
  9. Not this, but the contrary; opposite; as, the other side of a river.
  10. Left, as opposed to right.
  11. Either; - used with other or or for its correlative ( as either . . . or are now used).
  12. Alternate; second; - used esp. in connection with every; as, every other day, that is, each alternate day, every second day.
  13. Not the same; different; as, I have other matters to attend to; additional; more; as, I have other sisters; opposite; as, the other side of the street; second; as, every other line.
  14. Otherwise; as, she could not do other than help him.
  15. The opposite one of two; as, one or the other of you; a different person or thing.
  16. Or; either.
  17. Different not the same: additional: second of two.
  18. Different; additional; second of two.
  19. Not the same.
  20. Second; noting the remaining one of two things; contrary; alternate.
  21. A different person or thing.
  22. The opposite one.
  23. Not the same; different; not this, but the contrary; noting something besides.
  24. Not the same; not this but different; correlative to each, and opposed to some; something besides; used as a noun with number and case, signifying, not I or he, but some one else, as " let others judge".
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Usage examples for other

  1. " All right, my dear," said the other – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  2. " Old Mrs Soames had the other – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  3. I must have him brought here- there is no other way. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  4. And had the other man got them? – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  5. I don't care who the other is. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. But he will come to you again;- that other one. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. She knew that, the other one.... – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  8. " You think because other men do that ... – Command by William McFee
  9. And the other one, 'The Home'- when is the first night of that? – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  10. There was no other word. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  11. " Before our parole is up the general will make other plans for us, you can bet on that," Stan answered. – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  12. So it is in other things. – The Pleasures of Life by Sir John Lubbock
  13. " And better be a wise man than either one or the other – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  14. There is no other way. – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  15. Check and see if there are any Rell inside the other thing or on his home world. – The Hitch Hikers by Vernon L. McCain
  16. No other than Bagley. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  17. We love each other life is good- so good! – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. Galloway's on the other side? – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  19. Then there's the other thing. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. Can you think of no other way out of it? – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
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