another

adjective
an·​oth·​er | \ ə-ˈnə-t͟hər How to pronounce another (audio) also a- or ā- \

Definition of another

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : different or distinct from the one first considered the same scene viewed from another angle
2 : some other do it another time
3 : being one more in addition to one or more of the same kind have another piece of pie

another

pronoun

Definition of another (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an additional one of the same kind : one more one copy to send out, another for the files
2 : one that is different from the first or present one Complaining about problems is one thing, but finding solutions to them is another.
3 : one of a group of unspecified or indefinite things in one way or another

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Synonyms for another

Synonyms: Adjective

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Examples of another in a Sentence

Adjective Should we open another bottle of wine? That's another way of saying the same thing. We had dinner at another one of the city's many Italian restaurants. This is yet another example of government waste. We'll discuss this again on another occasion. The view is very different when it is seen from another angle. Please bring me another cup. This one is chipped. The city advertises itself as another Las Vegas. Pronoun I've had one drink, but I think I'll have another. One copy of the letter was sent out, and another was placed in the files. This cup is chipped. Could you please bring me another? We had dinner at another of the city's many Italian restaurants. The family seems to move from one city to another.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective As the Gophers kept winning in a historic season, stakes surrounding their season-ending rivalry game with Wisconsin kept ratcheting up — outgrowing even the another annual Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, "Gophers’ title shot cut down in 38-17 loss to Badgers," 30 Nov. 2019 The bones are from two sites, one about 200 years old and another about 100 years old, left by ancestors of today's Kenai Peninsula-area Sugpiaq people. Yereth Rosen, Anchorage Daily News, "Retreating Exit Glacier has become an icon of climate change," 4 Aug. 2017 Upstairs on the roof is an another buzzworthy amenity: An under-construction roof deck, built atop a combination of steel and lightweight foam. Blair Kamin, chicagotribune.com, "Column: An exclusive look inside Chicago’s Old Post Office as the nation’s largest reuse project greets its first tenants this weekend," 17 Oct. 2019 Bradley was not so successful in an another foray into international flights. Kenneth R. Gosselin, courant.com, "Tony Sheridan To Lead Connecticut Airport Authority As Chairman," 2 July 2018 By abandoning agreements America had made, Trump may have also inadvertently cleared an another path forward for his North Korean counterpart. Brett Bruen, Time, "Donald Trump Has Successfully Cleaned Up North Korea's Brand," 12 June 2018 Products from their stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin purchased between Sept. 27 through Oct. 20, are also affected, according to an another FDA release. Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal, "Produce at Meijer, Trader Joe's, Walmart recalled for possible listeria contamination," 23 Oct. 2017 For Sandro, moving to Stamford Bridge would mean an another €2m each season on top of the improved terms that Juve are believed to be offering him - an annual wage of €7m. SI.com, "Chelsea Looking to Blow Juve's New Contract Offer Out of the Water to Land Alex Sandro," 13 Oct. 2017 The wheel stopped on the red knob between the 90 and the 5, the difference between nothing and an another $10,000. Nate Chute, Indianapolis Star, "The craziest moment on ‘The Price Is Right’ starred an Indiana native," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of another

Adjective

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Pronoun

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for another

Adjective

see other entry 1

Pronoun

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The first known use of another was in the 12th century

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16 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Another.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/another. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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another

adjective
How to pronounce another (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of another

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one more in addition
: some other : different from the first or other one
: similar or equal to a particular person or thing

another

pronoun

English Language Learners Definition of another (Entry 2 of 2)

: one more of the same kind : another one
: one that is different : someone or something else

another

adjective
an·​oth·​er | \ ə-ˈnə-t͟hər How to pronounce another (audio) \

Kids Definition of another

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : some other Choose another day to go.
2 : one more We need another cup.

another

pronoun

Kids Definition of another (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : one more He hit one homer in the first game and another in the second.
2 : someone or something different Complaining is one thing, but finding a solution is another.

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