Complete Definition of "another"

English

rank|new|years|always|170|another|right|each|between

Etymology
An a, one + other.

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ÉËnÊðÉ/, SAMPA|/@"[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ÉËnÊðÉ/, SAMPA|/@"[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-another.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊðÉ(r)|-ÊðÉ(r)
Hyphenation: an·oth·er

Determiner
another

  1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.

#:Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks.

  1. Not the same; different.

#:Do you know another way to do this job?

  1. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.

#:He has never known another like her.

Usage notes
As a fused head construction another may have a possessive another's (plural: others, or possessive plural other. It is much used in opposition to one; as, one went one way, another another. It is also used with one, in a reciprocal sense; as, "love one another," that is, let each love the other or others. These two imparadised in one another's arms. — Milton.

Related terms
other

Translations
trans-top|one more, in addition to a former number
Danish: en til, endnu en
Finnish: lisä|lisää
Hebrew: ××ר (acheir)
trans-mid
Japanese: ããä¸ã¤ (mÅ hitotsu)
Polish: kolejny, nastÄpny
Russian: еÑÑ Ð¾Ð´Ð¸Ð½ (jeÅ¡'ó odín)
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trans-top|not the same; different
Danish: en anden
Finnish: toinen, muu
Japanese: ã»ãã® (hoka no)
trans-mid
Polish: inny
Russian: дÑÑгой (grugój)
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trans-top|any or some
Danish: nogen
Finnish: toinen
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Russian: дÑÑгой (grugój)
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trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Icelandic: annar
ttbc|Persian: دÛÚ¯Ùر (digær)
ttbc|Romanian: altul m, alta f
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References
R:1913

Category:200 English basic words
Category:English determiners

et:another
fr:another
gl:another
hy:another
io:another
it:another
kk:another
hu:another
ja:another
pl:another
pt:another
ru:another
simple:another
fi:another
ta:another
te:another
vi:another
tr:another
uk:another
zh:another

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