among other things

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of among other things

: in addition to things that are not specifically mentioned
  • The study found, among other things, that men and women are equally at risk for the disease.

Word by Word Definitions

among play
  1. : in or through the midst of : surrounded by

  2. : in company or association with

  3. : by or through the aggregate of

other play
  1. : being the one (as of two or more) remaining or not included

  2. : being the one or ones distinct from that or those first mentioned or implied

  3. : second

  1. : one that remains of two or more

  2. : a thing opposite to or excluded by something else

  3. : a different or additional one

  1. : one of two that remains

  2. : each preceding one

  3. : a different or additional one

  1. : otherwise

  1. : to treat or consider (a person or a group of people) as alien to oneself or one's group (as because of different racial, sexual, or cultural characteristics)

thing play things
  1. : an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated

  2. : an inanimate object distinguished from a living being

  3. : a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity


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