another /əˈnʌðə/


I. determiner, pronoun

1. used to refer to an additional person or thing of the same type as one already mentioned or known about; one more; a further

[as determiner]

have another drink
I didn’t say another word
[as pronoun]
she was to become another of his stars.
2. [as determiner] used with a proper name to indicate someone or something’s similarity to the person or event specified

this will not be another Vietnam.
3. used to refer to a different person or thing from one already mentioned or known about

[as determiner]

come back another day
his wife left him for another man
[as pronoun]
moving from one place to another.
4. [as determiner] used to refer to someone sharing an attribute in common with the person already mentioned

his kiss with another man caused a tabloid rumpus.
– origin Middle English: as an other until the 16th cent.

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