other


other
/udh"euhr/, adj.
1. additional or further: he and one other person.
2. different or distinct from the one mentioned or implied: in some other city; Some other design may be better.
3. different in nature or kind: I would not have him other than he is.
4. being the remaining one of two or more: the other hand.
5. (used with plural nouns) being the remaining ones of a number: the other men; some other countries.
6. former; earlier: sailing ships of other days.
7. not long past: the other night.
8. every other, every alternate: a meeting every other week.
n.
9. the other one: Each praises the other.
10. Usually, others. other persons or things: others in the medical profession.
11. some person or thing else: Surely some friend or other will help me.
adv.
12. otherwise; differently (usually fol. by than): We can't collect the rent other than by suing the tenant.
[bef. 900; ME; OE other (pronoun, adj., and n.); c. G ander, Goth anthar; akin to Skt antara-]

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