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another meaning

EN[əˈnʌðə(ɹ)]
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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
  • 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
      • Could you sort out your wardrobe and put the clothes you no longer use in one pile to give away and another to throw away?
      • Chelsea racked up another 3 points at home to Bolton.
      • Urgent: please wire me another 100 pounds sterling. ‎
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Another addition that seemed unnecessary was the projection of several unfathomable woodcutlike prints.
      • Another source of easily accessible material are follicles from hairplucks.
      • Another small molecule, Hsp104, a protein disaggregase, can rapidly resolubilize denatured protein aggregates and restore function of proteins.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Tokyo is a wonderful city, once you get used to living on top of one another.
      • After this manner, authority working in a circle, they endeavoured to atheize one another.
      • The word boo spelled backwards usually used when the word "boo!" has been claimed to be the property of another.

Meaning of another for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "another" is a determiner. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, an indefinite pronoun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Determiners
      • Pronouns
        • Indefinite pronouns
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Definiteness: Level 9
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