other meaning

[ 'ʌðə ] Pronunciation:   "other" in a sentence
Adjective: other  údhu(r)
  1. Not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
    "today isn't any other day"; "the construction of highways and other public works"; "he asked for other employment"; "any other person would tell the truth"; "his other books are still in storage"; "then we looked at the other house"; "hearing was good in his other ear"; "the other sex"; "she lived on the other side of the street from me"; "went in the other direction" 
  2. Recently past
    "the other evening" 
  3. Belonging to the distant past
    "in other times"
    - early, former 
  4. Very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected
    "a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"
Pronoun: other  údhu(r)
  1. Person or thing not already mentioned

See also: another, different, distinctness, new, opposite, otherness, otherwise, past, separate, separateness, some other, strange, unusual

Antonym: same

Encyclopedia: Other


(Accounting )

used in financial records to describe amounts of money that are small enough not to be listed separately in specific named groups:

other current assets

other long-term liabilities


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  1. we have also tried to set an example for others.
  2. there are other visitors besides me.
  3. but the other men were afraid to meddle.
  4. they had no other choice but to surrender.
  5. all other forms of food had disappeared.

Related Words

  1. oteracil meaning
  2. otg meaning
  3. oth meaning
  4. oth-b meaning
  5. othello meaning
  6. other capital meaning
  7. other current assets meaning
  8. other current liabilities meaning
  9. other detainee meaning
  10. other fish to fry meaning
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