other

Definitions


[ˈʌðə], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- denoting a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about
(e.g: stick the camera on a tripod or some other means of support)

- further; additional
(e.g: one other word of advice)


Phrases:
- how the other half lives
- no other
- other than
- somehow or other
- something or other
- the other day
- the other thing
- the other week

Origin:
Old English ōther, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German ander, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘different’


[ˈʌðə], (Pronoun)

Definitions:
- a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about
(e.g: a language unrelated to any other)

- a further or additional person or thing of the type aleady mentioned
(e.g: he is the author of five books and collaborated on three others)

- used euphemistically to refer to sex
(e.g: a bit of the other)

- that which is distinct from, different from, or opposite to something or oneself
(e.g: she needs to escape the tyranny of the Other)


Phrases:
- how the other half lives
- no other
- other than
- somehow or other
- something or other
- the other day
- the other thing
- the other week

Origin:


[ˈʌðə], (Verb)

Definitions:
- view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself
(e.g: a critique of the ways in which the elderly are othered by society)


Phrases:
- how the other half lives
- no other
- other than
- somehow or other
- something or other
- the other day
- the other thing
- the other week

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries