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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
other (adjective)
1.
a) being the one (as of two or more) remaining or not included - held on with one hand and waved with the other one
b) being the one or ones distinct from that or those first mentioned or implied - taller than the other boys
c) - second every other day
2.
not the same - different any other color would have been better something other than it seems to be
3.
- additional sold in the United States and 14 other countries
4.
a) recently past - the other evening
b) - former in other times
5.
disturbingly or threateningly different - alien exotic
other (noun)
1.
a) one that remains of two or more
b) a thing opposite to or excluded by something else - went from one side to the other nature as the other of culture
2.
a different or additional one - the others came later
3.
a) one (as another person) that is psychologically differentiated from the self
b) often capitalized one considered by members of a dominant group as alien, exotic, threatening, or inferior (as because of different racial, sexual, or cultural characteristics)
other (pronoun, sometimes plural in construction)
1.
obsolete
a) one of two that remains
b) each preceding one
2.
a different or additional one - something or other
other (adverb)
- otherwise used with than was unable to see them other than by going to their home
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
other (adjective)
1.
being not of the same kind
SYNONIMS:
disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike
RELATED WORDS:
divers, miscellaneous, mixed, several, sundry, variant, varied, various; differentiable, discriminable; alternate, alternative, individual, particular, peculiar, single; disproportionate, divergent, unequal
NEAR ANTONYMS:
equal, selfsame; equivalent, tantamount; akin, analogous, comparable, homological, homologous, related; homogeneous, homogenous, uniform
alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel, same, similar
other (adjective)
2.
resulting in an increase in amount or number
SYNONIMS:
added, another, else, farther, fresh, further, more, other
RELATED WORDS:
accessory, adjunct, collateral, extraneous, peripheral, side, supplemental, supplementary; new; excess, extra, plus, spare, supernumerary, supervenient, surplus; complementary, contributory
NEAR ANTONYMS:
fewer, less
other (adjective)
3.
having been such at some previous time
SYNONIMS:
erstwhile, late, old, once, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilom
RELATED WORDS:
bygone, dead, defunct, departed, expired, extinct, gone, long-ago, vanished
NEAR ANTONYMS:
contemporary, current, extant, ongoing, present, present-day; coming, future, prospective, unborn
other (adverb)
in a different way
SYNONIMS:
differently, else, other (than)
RELATED WORDS:
dissimilarly, diversely, variously
NEAR ANTONYMS:
similarly
likewise
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