an·oth·er pron. & a.
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.
Would serve to scale another Hero's tower. --Shak.
2. Not the same; different.
He winks, and turns his lips another way. --Shak.
3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth. --Prov. xxvii. 2.
While I am coming, another steppeth down before me. --John v. 7.
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.”
adj 1: distinctly separate from the first; "that's another (or
different) issue altogether" [syn: another(a), different]
2: one more or an added; "another chance"; "another cup of
coffee"; "an additional piece of pie" [syn: another(a),
3: any of various alternatives; some other; "put it off to
another (or some other) day" [syn: another(a), some