Definition for AN-OTH'ER

AN-OTH'ER, a. [an, or one and other.]

  1. Not the same; different; as, we have one form of government; France, another.
  2. One more, in addition to a former number, indefinitely; as, grant one request, they will ask another favor, another and another.
  3. Any other; any different person, indefinitely; as, “Let another praise thee, and not thy own mouth.” This word is often used without a noun, becoming a substitute for the name of a person or thing; as in the last example. It is also much used in opposition to one, as in the first and second passages cited. It is also frequently used with one, in a reciprocal sense; as, “love one another;” “bear one another's burdens;” that is, love one, or let one love another.

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