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another meaning

EN[əˈnʌðə(ɹ)] [əˈnʌðɚ] [-ʌðə(r)]
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  • Another or variant may refer to:
  • anOther or Another Magazine, culture and fashion magazine
  • Another (novel), a Japanese horror novel and anime series
  • Another River, a river in Alaska, United States
  • A. N. Other, a pseudonym

    Definition of another in English Dictionary

  • PronounPREano-
    1. The additional one of the same kind.
      1. I saw one movie, but I think I will see another.
    2. One that is different from the current one.
      1. This napkin fell to the floor, could you please bring me another?
    3. One of the group of things of the same kind.
      1. His interests keep shifting from one thing to another.
  • Determiner
    1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
      1. Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks. ‎
    2. Not the same; different.
      1. Do you know another way to do this job? ‎
    3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
      1. He has never known another like her. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Regular supplier Barton played in another teasing corner, which was headed on towards goal by the impressive Ameobi and flicked in by expert poacher Nolan.
      • Although we had yet another Chandler & Monica story, it nicely explored the hurdles faced by the couple, rather than being a Mondler story where Chandler's personality changes to match Monica's.
      • The next step was the invention of the self-tailing device, whereby the need for a tailer, holding the sheet or halyard while another person operated the winch, was eliminated.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Another Sprint employee speculated that someone might have fatfingered the keyboard.
      • Another option exists for eliminating Tregs is anticytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA4) antibodies.
      • Another surprise is that Newcastle have the meanest defence in all four leagues and they did their utmost to preserve the tag at Molineux.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • To counterbrace the yards is to brace the head yards one way and the after yards another.
      • The adjective "heavy" can be used gradably: one thing can be more or less heavy than another.
      • The word boo spelled backwards usually used when the word "boo!" has been claimed to be the property of another.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Determiners
      • Pronouns
        • Indefinite pronouns
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      1. en another county heard from
      2. en another nail in one's coffin
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of another for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "another" is a determiner. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, an indefinite pronoun.
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