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[ uh-nuhth-er ]


  1. being one more or more of the same; further; additional:

    another piece of cake.

  2. different; distinct; of a different period, place, or kind:

    at another time;

    another man.

  3. very similar to; of the same kind or category as:

    What we need today is another Thomas Jefferson.


  1. one more; an additional one:

    That first hot dog tasted so good I'd like another.

  2. a different one; something different:

    going from one house to another.

  3. one like the first:

    one copy for her and another for him.

  4. a person other than oneself or the one specified:

    He told her he loved another.


/ əˈnʌðə /


    1. one more; an added

      another chance

    2. ( as pronoun )

      help yourself to another

    1. a different; alternative

      another era from ours

    2. ( as pronoun )

      to try one path, then another

    1. a different example of the same sort

      another Beethoven

    2. ( as pronoun )

      we got rid of one loafer, but I think this new man's another

  1. another place
    the other House of Parliament (used in the House of Commons to refer to the House of Lords and vice versa)

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Word History and Origins

Origin of another1

First recorded in 1175–1225; an 1 + other
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Word History and Origins

Origin of another1

C14: originally an other
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Example Sentences

But the tide was turning on this issue, an email from another constituent made clear.

Jones is a veteran of another beloved-yet-controversial animated series on Adult Swim, The Boondocks.

“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.

But in the case of black women, another study found no lack of interest.

Shortly after dawn, there was another outbreak of deadly force.

Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.

The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.

She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.

After all, may not even John Burns be human; may not Mr. Chamberlain himself have a heart that can feel for another?

By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.


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Idioms from The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.




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