meaning of another

another meaning in General Dictionary

yet another as well as an old number a second or extra one comparable in likeness or perhaps in effect

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  • any of different options; some other
  • One more, and an old number; an additional or extra one, comparable in likeness or in result.
  • not similar; various.
  • Any or some; any various individual, indefinitely; any one else; somebody else.

another meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 13c., merger of an other. Old English used just o


another meaning in General Dictionary

(pron. & a.) An additional, besides an old number; a second or extra one, comparable in likeness or in result.

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  • (pron. & a.) Not similar; different.
  • (pron. & a.) Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.

Sentence Examples with the word another

Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.

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