another
Pronunciation
  • (British, unstressed) IPA: /ənˈʌ.ðə(ɹ)/
  • (British, stressed) IPA: /ænˈʌ.ðə(ɹ)/
  • (America, unstressed) IPA: /ənˈʌ.ðɚ/
  • (America, stressed) IPA: /ænˈʌ.ðɚ/
Determiner
  1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
    Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks.
    • 1913, Mrs. [Marie] Belloc Lowndes, chapter I, in The Lodger, London: Methuen, OCLC 7780546 ↗; republished in Novels of Mystery: The Lodger; The Story of Ivy; What Really Happened, New York, N.Y.: Longmans, Green and Co., […], [1933], OCLC 2666860 ↗, page 0016 ↗:
      Thus the red damask curtains which now shut out the fog-laden, drizzling atmosphere of the Marylebone Road, had cost a mere song, and yet they might have been warranted to last another thirty years. A great bargain also had been the excellent Axminster carpet which covered the floor; […].
  2. Not the same; different.
    Do you know another way to do this job?
  3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
    He has never known another like her.
Related terms Translations
  • French: plus, un de plus
  • German: noch einer, noch eine, noch eines
  • Italian: un altro, un'altra; ancora un, ancora uno, ancora una
  • Portuguese: outro
  • Russian: ещё оди́н
  • Spanish: otro
Translations Translations
  • Italian: un altro, un'altra
  • Portuguese: outro
  • Russian: друго́й
  • Spanish: otro
Pronoun
  1. An additional one of the same kind.
    This napkin fell to the floor, could you please bring me another?
  2. One that is different from the current one.
    I saw one movie, but I think I will see another.
  3. One of a group of things of the same kind.
    His interests keep shifting from one thing to another.



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