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another

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adjective an·oth·er \ə-ˈnə-thər also a- or ā-\

Simple Definition of another

  • : one more in addition

  • : some other : different from the first or other one

  • : similar or equal to a particular person or thing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of another

  1. 1 :  different or distinct from the one first considered <the same scene viewed from another angle>

  2. 2 :  some other <do it another time>

  3. 3 :  being one more in addition to one or more of the same kind <have another piece of pie>

Examples of another in a sentence

  1. Should we open another bottle of wine?

  2. That's another way of saying the same thing.

  3. We had dinner at another one of the city's many Italian restaurants.

  4. This is yet another example of government waste.

  5. We'll discuss this again on another occasion.

  6. The view is very different when it is seen from another angle.

  7. Please bring me another cup. This one is chipped.

  8. The city advertises itself as another Las Vegas.



12th Century

First Known Use of another

12th century


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another

pronoun an·oth·er

Simple Definition of another

  • : one more of the same kind : another one

  • : one that is different : someone or something else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of another

  1. 1 :  an additional one of the same kind :  one more

  2. 2 :  one that is different from the first or present one

  3. 3 :  one of a group of unspecified or indefinite things <in one way or another>

Examples of another in a sentence

  1. I've had one drink, but I think I'll have another.

  2. One copy of the letter was sent out, and another was placed in the files.

  3. This cup is chipped. Could you please bring me another?

  4. We had dinner at another of the city's many Italian restaurants.

  5. The family seems to move from one city to another.



13th Century

First Known Use of another

13th century



ANOTHER Defined for Kids

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another

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adjective an·oth·er \ə-ˈnə-thər\

Definition of another for Students

  1. 1 :  some other <Choose another day to go.>

  2. 2 :  one more <We need another cup.>




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another

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pronoun an·oth·er

Definition of another for Students

  1. 1 :  one more <He hit one homer in the first game and another in the second.>

  2. 2 :  someone or something different <Complaining is one thing, but finding a solution is another.>





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