every other

Definition of every other

  1. 1 :  all those that are different or separate from the person or thing that has already been mentioned It's a problem that's affecting this town and every other one in the state.

  2. 2 —used to say that some repeated activity, event, etc., alternately happens and does not happen in consecutive named periods I run every other day. The contest is held every other year.

Word by Word Definitions

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

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

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

    :  second

  1. :  one that remains of two or more

    :  a thing opposite to or excluded by something else

    :  a different or additional one

  1. :  one of two that remains

    :  each preceding one

    :  a different or additional one

  1. :  otherwise


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