another

adjective
an·oth·er | \ ə-ˈnə-t͟hər 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

added, additional, else, farther, fresh, further, more, other

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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

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 In 2015, a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggested that some of their superpowers could come from an another oddball accomplishment of the microscopic creature: DNA theft. Ben Panko, Smithsonian, "Why Are Tardigrades the World’s Hardiest Creature? DNA Offers Clues," 27 July 2017 In 2015, a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggested that some of their superpowers could come from an another oddball accomplishment of the microscopic creature: DNA theft. Ben Panko, Smithsonian, "Why Are Tardigrades the World’s Hardiest Creature? DNA Offers Clues," 28 July 2017 Prosecutors allege that DeCinces made about $1.3 million from stock trading related to the Abbott deal, while also tipping off Parker and a half-dozen other friends and family members who made an another $1.3 million. Sean Emery, Orange County Register, "Jury deliberating in trial of ex-Angels player Doug DeCinces on insider trading charges," 3 May 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

see other entry 1

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

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another

adjective

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 \

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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