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  • The "Other" (or "Constitutive Other") is a concept of the identity of difference that is discussed within some works of Continental philosophy and in the social sciences, such as across the taxonomies of anthropology.
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    Definition of other in English Dictionary

  • NounPLothers
    1. An other one, more often rendered as another.
      1. I'm afraid little Robbie does not always play well with others. ‎
    2. The other one; the second of two.
      1. One boat is not better than the other. ‎
  • VerbSGothersPRotheringPT, PPothered
    1. VT To make into an other.
      1. "Rican" is code for its homonym, "redskin,"' through which they othered this non-Mexican ethnic group.
    2. VT To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise.
      1. VT (ethnicity or race) To label as "other".
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore otherSUPmost other
        1. See other (determiner) below.
          1. second.
            1. I get paid every other week.
          2. Alien.
            1. In Matthew's account, the law remains intact, as does virtually everything except that critical belief in Jesus as the Messiah (obviously no small thing), and this is not enough to make Matthew completely other from its Jewish origins.
          3. Different.
            1. it is inherent, rather, in the revolutionary attempt of the West to externalize the idea of a source of meaning wholly other than what is embodied in human conventions and hierarchies.
          4. OBS Left, as opposed to right.
          5. AdverbCOMmore otherSUPmost other
            1. Apart from; in the phrase "other than".
              1. Other than that, I'm fine.
            2. OBS otherwise.
              1. It shall none other be. — Chaucer.
              2. If you think other. — Shakespeare.
          6. Conjunction
            1. OBS Or.
            2. Determiner
              1. Not the one or ones previously referred to.
                1. Other people would do it differently. ‎
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • “I have tried, as I hinted, to enlist the co-operation of other capitalists, but experience has taught me that any appeal is futile that does not impinge directly upon cupidity. …”
                • He didn't give up his fandom when others did; he held on. ‎
                • He had one hand on the bounce bottle—and he'd never let go of that since he got back to the table—but he had a handkerchief in the other and was swabbing his deadlights with it.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Others are timelessly provocative; the stacked tubes of “Museum Design Based on a Cigarette Package” might have been dreamed up by a starchitect.
                • Other areas over which the US Government has complete jurisdiction and control or has exclusive authority or defense responsibility
                • Other would-be Bright Young People, Lytton Strachey snarked, seemed to have “just a few feathers where brains should be.”
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Still, it was almost as if the battle was to see which of them could outnice the other.
                • We absolutely do renounce or waive our own opinions, absolutely yielding to the direction of others.
                • The relationship between memory as lived and history as documented is always a complex dialogue — each informing, and disinforming, the other.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Adverbs
                  • Uncomparable adverbs
                  • Conjunctions
                    • Determiners
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        1. en others
                        2. en otherwise
                        3. en other's
                        4. en otherworldly
                        5. en other'n
                        Source: Wiktionary
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                        Meaning of other for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "other" is an adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a conjunction. It's also a determiner. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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