another

Definitions

  • A boy feeds a cherry to another boy
    A boy feeds a cherry to another boy
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj another any of various alternatives; some other "put it off to another (or some other) day"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

ANOTHER NIGHT SURPRISE AT CHOBHAM ANOTHER NIGHT SURPRISE AT CHOBHAM
Reach Into Another Pocket and Dig up Another Roll 171 Reach Into Another Pocket and Dig up Another Roll 171
Another Took Me by the Ear 285 Another Took Me by the Ear 285
ANOTHER VIEW OF CASTLE CHAMBERS ON ITS BACK ANOTHER VIEW OF CASTLE CHAMBERS ON ITS BACK
Eberhard asleep under a tree, his head pillowed on the lap of another man Eberhard asleep under a tree, his head pillowed on the lap of another man
Geirald claims his reward and the queen demands another test Geirald claims his reward and the queen demands another test
HERE, WAITER, BRING ME ANOTHER BEAN HERE, WAITER, BRING ME ANOTHER BEAN
Getting ready for another day of it Getting ready for another day of it

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Ivrea, Italy, thousands of citizens celebrate the beginning of Lent by throwing oranges at one another
    • Another Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else. "Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth.""While I am coming, another steppeth down before me."
    • Another Not the same; different. "He winks, and turns his lips another way."
    • Another 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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Another word for hiccups is "singultus."
    • another A second, a further, an additional; one more, one further: with a noun expressed or understood. Of the same series.
    • another “You mistake me, friend,” cries Partridge: “I did not mean to abuse the cloth; I only said your conclusion was a non sequitur.”
    • another Of the same kind, nature, or character, though different in substance: used by way of comparison.
    • another A different, distinct (with a noun expressed or understood); especially, of persons, a different person, some one else, any one else. Distinct in place, time, or personality, or non-identical individually.
    • another Of a different kind, nature, or character, though the same in substance: used by way of contrast: as, he has become another man.
    • another [Another always implies a series of two or more, starting with one, which is often necessarily expressed: as, he tried one, and then another; he went one way, and I went another; they went out one after another.
    • another That is: Bear ye (each one of you) another's burdens. So each other (which see, under each).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If a cockroach breaks a leg it can grow another one
    • adj Another an-uth′ėr not the same: a different or distinct (thing or person): one more: a second: one more of the same kind: any other
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Quotations

  • Robert Greene
    Robert Greene
    “For as one star another far exceeds, So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds.”
  • Antoine De Saint-Exupery
    Antoine%20De%20Saint-Exupery
    “What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.”
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen%20Rowland
    “One man's folly is often another man's wife.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When I dig another out of trouble, the hole from which I lift him is the place where I bury my own.”
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil%20Gibran
    “When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.”
  • Les Brown
    Les%20Brown
    “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

Idioms

In another's shoes - It is difficult to know what another person's life is really like, so we don't know what it is like to be in someone's shoes.
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One good turn deserves another - This means that when people do something good, something good will happen to them.
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One man's loss is another man's gain - This means thato ne person's setback benefits someone else.
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One man's meat is another man's poison - This idiom means that one person can like something very much, but another can hate it.
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One man's trash is another man's treasure - What is useless to one person might be valuable to another.
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One nail drives out another - A new pain or problem will stop you worrying or feeling bad about something else.
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Saying is one thing; doing is another - It's harder to do something than it is to say that you will do it.
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Tomorrow's another day - This means that things might turn out better or that there might be another opportunity in the future.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
An, a, one + other,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Orig. an other.

Usage

In literature:

One man has one idea, and another another.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
Another claim was made at the same time by another British subject, Finlay, the historian of Greece.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Then came another soft thud and another and another.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
There is another aspect of the picture not without its utility.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
She outgrew the dress Bough had bought her, and another, and another, and this did not make Bough angry; he only smiled.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Another Grattan could meet another Irish peer to-day, and if they chose their places well, nobody would hear a pistol at all.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
One was born a priest, another a merchant, another a laborer, another a soldier.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Ellen presently introduced another subject.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
Another steamer had arrived from Naples, and yet another, but no word came from Hilda.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
Frequently adjustment involves a suppression of one tendency in the interest of another, of one wish in favor of another.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Another thump on the left, and another in front.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He brought her to another, and another.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
She had another self, another responsibility.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
A small spot of cold struck his face, then another and another.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Another very common cause of the smoking of chimnies is, their overpowering one another.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Another kite, another leader and double hook, another bait had to be arranged.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
Another offer referred to 149,000 stand of arms, with 30,000,000 cartridges.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Could she make another picture, and paint him as her hero?
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
I'll go so far as to lay you another basket of pippins that the police can't produce another like it.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
But it was another step that approached, another knock at the door, and Herr Sonnenkamp entered.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
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In poetry:

Lighting one candle
with another candle—
spring evening.
"Lighting one candle" by Yosa Buson
And now, since barns
Has got to be,
Us'll build another
'Stead of he.
"Old Cob Wall" by Cicely Fox Smith
But is met by another
returning, oh not mine,
not mine, and
in turn dies.
"The Rhythm" by Robert Creeley
Slow-moving death,
creeping, then still.
Depravity, boredom,
another tired thrill.
"The City" by Eberhard Arnold
Of a mother
Regretful that she bore her;
Or of another,
Barren, and longing for her;
"Sonatina To Hans Christian" by Wallace Stevens
Another came in sight
That on a stick relied
To hold himself upright;
I sat and cried.
"Girl's Song" by William Butler Yeats

In news:

Another day, another bodyguard for Heidi Klum who stepped out with a new member of her security team on Saturday.
I had the luxury of heading to yet again another State Tournament, and it was another memorable one.
From Hello Beautiful – Another day, another open letter.
Another day, another genome -- that's how easy large-scale.
Another day, another Hollywood teen breakup .
Another child committed suicide, another victim of bullying .
I was thinking about Goel because another Harvard man, and another company founder, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, has had what some might describe as a difficult few weeks.
Another week, another win for the Patriots, and another dominant performance from nose tackle Vince Wilfork.
Mayor Rob Ford weigh-in: Another week, another cancellation .
CANUTILLO, TX — Allegations of another cheating scandal are surfacing in another school district -- this time in Canutillo.
DO we have another Fannie or Freddie on our hands — another mortgage giant headed for a rescue.
Baltimore, MD – Another one-run game, another win for the Baltimore Orioles.
She could always star in another movie, write another book or create another TV series.
Another year, another birthday for my Aunt Sue, another trip to St Louis to celebrate, another attempt to track down rock music legend Chuck Berry .
I'll Have Another looked like just another horse at the Kentucky Derby.
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In science:

Another approach which can be tried in order to realize z -circular systems would be by generalizing the Proposition 1.2.3 to the framework of an appropriately defined z -Fock space.
Random unitaries in non-commutative tori, and an asymptotic model for q-circular systems
In these papers he repeatedly underscored that a nonlinear theory with a large parameter requires the introduction of another quantization rule.
A String Approximation for Cooper Pair in High-T$_{\bf c}$ superconductivity
Another possibility can be connected with cut-in of an external gauge field.
A String Approximation for Cooper Pair in High-T$_{\bf c}$ superconductivity
Another indirect way is a test for the nonlinear potential V (r).
A String Approximation for Cooper Pair in High-T$_{\bf c}$ superconductivity
This formula gives another way to check the applicability of the Reynoldsnumber-dependent scaling law (3) in the intermediate region (1).
A Note on the Intermediate Region in Turbulent Boundary Layers
Following [SZ2], we replace H 0 (M , LN ) in the complex case with the “asymptotically holomorphic” sections defined by Boutet de Monvel-Guillemin and (from another point of view) by Donaldson and Auroux.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
However, the version of universality which concerns us in this article and in [BSZ1, BSZ2] lies in another direction.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
For example when performing the connection variation we may consider two independent equations, one obtained from the diagonal part and another from the traceless part.
On the triviality of certain non-Riemannian models of gravitation
This means that the parity violating terms cancel each other or put in another way the cancellation of H (λ, e) and G(λ, e) occur independently.
On the triviality of certain non-Riemannian models of gravitation
Let {τk }∞k=1 be independent identically distributed non-negative random variables and τ0 another non-negative random variable independent from {τk }∞k=1 (in general the distribution of τ0 will be different).
Determinantal random point fields
Let us look at this value (and check it!) from another point of view.
Random triangle problem: geometrical approach
In addition, in another limiting case after substitution Ωn → U wn , In → −t Eq. (2) transforms into the Hamiltonian of a one-dimensional spinless Falicov-Kimball model in the notations used in Refs. 4, 5.
Thermodynamic properties of the periodic nonuniform spin-1/2 isotropic XY chains in a transverse field
Most notably, we should take another look at UGC 12695’s assumed inclination.
Star Formation and Tidal Encounters with the Low Surface Brightness Galaxy UGC 12695 and Companions
Another way to break supersymmetry is that of considering orbifolds theories, or branes at singularities.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
Another interesting problem that has been studied is the construction of gauge theories that are conformal though nonsupersymmetric and their dual gravitational description.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
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