Definition of Other

1. Adjective. Not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied. "Went in the other direction"




2. Adjective. Recently past. "The other evening"
Similar to: Past

3. Adjective. Belonging to the distant past. "In other times"
Exact synonyms: Early, Former
Similar to: Past

4. Adjective. Very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected. "A strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"
Similar to: Strange, Unusual
Derivative terms: Otherness

Definition of Other

1. conj. Either; -- used with other or or for its correlative (as either . . . or are now used).

2. pron. & a. Different from that which, or the one who, has been specified; not the same; not identical; additional; second of two.

3. adv. Otherwise.

Definition of Other

1. Adjective. See ''other'' (determiner) below ¹

2. Adjective. second. ¹

3. Adjective. Alien. ¹

4. Adjective. Different. ¹

5. Noun. An other one. ¹

6. Determiner. Not the one previously referred to. ¹

7. Adverb. Apart from; in the phrase "'''other''' than". ¹

8. Adverb. (obsolete) otherwise ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To make into an other. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) (context: ethnicity or race) To label as "other". ¹

12. Conjunction. (obsolete) or ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Other

1. one that remains of two or more [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Other

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otalgic
otalgics
otalgies
otalgy
otaman
otamans
otaries
otarine
otary
otavite
otelixizumab
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otheoscope
otheoscopes
other (current term)
other's
other(a)
other-directed
other-woman
other-worldly
other days, other ways
other half
other halves
other than
other times
other woman
othered

Literary usage of Other

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY CHAPTER I INSECTS AND other ANIMALS Among the larger groups of animals now recognized by science, the one known as the Chordata is ..."

2. Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of by Henry Frank Eshleman (1917)
"They were looked upon with jealousy by other people settled among them because, ... But inasmuch as familiar Lancaster County and other eastern Pennsylvania ..."

3. The History of the English Language by Oliver Farrar Emerson (1894)
"A branch indicates a smaller group which has, besides the characteristics of the larger division, a certain similarity in words and forms not known to other ..."

4. A Brief History of the English Language by Oliver Farrar Emerson (1896)
"I ENGLISH AND other LANGUAGES CHAPTER I THE INDO-EUROPEAN FAMILY. ... The languages of each branch are also bound together by other similarities ..."

5. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1870)
"... Spanish coasts—Capture of Oudenburg and other places — Surprise of Nieuport— Conduct of the Archduke — Oudenburg and the other forts re-taken—Dilemma of ..."

6. Cases on Private Corporations: Selected from Decisions of English and by Harry Sanger Richards (1912)
"THE CORPORATION AS DISTINGUISHED FROM other FORMS OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATION PRATT v. BACON et al. (Supreme Court of Massachusetts,. Pick. ..."

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