Definition of Et al
1. Adverb. And others ('et al.' is used as an abbreviation of 'et alii' (masculine plural) or 'et aliae' (feminine plural) or 'et alia' (neuter plural) when referring to a number of people). "The data reported by Smith et al."
2. Adverb. And elsewhere (used when referring to other occurrences in a text).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Et Al
Literary usage of Et al
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scienceby American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Henle, W., et al.: Differential reactivity of human serums with early antigens ... Hydrogen atom and its reactions in solution, The, WA Pryor et al., ..."
2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Howard HECKERMAN et al., etc. Nov. 22, 1920. Appeal from the District Court of ... The CITY OF DALLAS et al. Nov. 22, 1920. Mr. Francis Marion Etheridge, ..."
3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"641) SWARTZ et al. v. KAY et al. (No. 4153.) (Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. Nov. 29, 1921. ..."
4. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"Gasser, RA, Magill, AJ, Oster, CN, et al., "The Threat of Infectious Disease in Americans Returning from Operation Desert Storm," New England Journal of ..."