Definition of "another" [an•oth•er]

  • One more; an additional: had another cup of coffee. (adjective)
  • Distinctly different from the first: took another route to town. (adjective)
  • Some other: put it off to another day. (adjective)
  • An additional one: one encore followed by another. (pronoun)
  • A different one: This shirt is too big; I'll try another. (pronoun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "another" in a sentence
  • "In the darkness I lay waiting for the day to dissipate then I follow the footfalls that follow: night after night the insomnia of another& it's night after night pacing around the edges of another room."
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  • "I mean, I'm an existentialist to the degree that I don'tĀ  believe anybody can know fully what another person feels and why anotherĀ  person does something-because we act as such a complexity of things."