Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Another (Page: 61)

An*oth"er (#), pron. & a. [An a, one + other.]

1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.

Another yet! -- a seventh! I 'll see no more. Shak.
Would serve to scale another Hero's tower. Shak.

2. Not the same; different.

He winks, and turns his lips another way. Shak.

3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else.

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth. Prov. xxvii. 2.
While I am coming, another steppeth down before me. John v. 7.
&hand; As a pronoun another may have a possessive another's, pl. others, poss. pl. other'. It is much used in opposition to one; as, one went one way, another another. It is also used with one, in a reciprocal sense; as, love one another," that is, let each love the other or others. These two imparadised in one another's arms." Milton.