Hypertext Webster Gateway: "another"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Another \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.

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.

While I am coming, another steppeth down before me.
--John v. 7.

Note: 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.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: distinctly separate from the first; "that's another (or
different) issue altogether" [syn: {another(a)}, {different}]
2: one more or an added; "another chance"; "another cup of
coffee"; "an additional piece of pie" [syn: {another(a)},
3: any of various alternatives; some other; "put it off to
another (or some other) day" [syn: {another(a)}, {some

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