- Another An*oth"er, pron. & a. [An a, one + other.]
1. 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. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Would serve to scale another Hero's tower. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
2. Not the same; different. [1913 Webster]
He winks, and turns his lips another way. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else. [1913 Webster]
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth. --Prov. xxvii. 2. [1913 Webster]
While I am coming, another steppeth down before me. --John v. 7. [1913 Webster]
Note: As a pronoun another may have a possessive another's, pl. others, poss. pl. other'. It is much used in opposition to one; as, one went one way, another another. It is also used with one, in a reciprocal sense; as, ``love one another,'' that is, let each love the other or others. ``These two imparadised in one another's arms.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.