Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “another”

See all translations

another

determiner, pronoun uk   /əˈnʌð.ər/ us    //

another determiner, pronoun (ADDITIONAL)

A2 one more person or thing or an extra amount: I'm going to have another piece of cake. "Would you get me a bar of chocolate from the kitchen?" "Another one?" We can fit another person in my car. Danny's had yet another car accident. For another £30 (= for £30 more) you can buy the model with a touchscreen. Just think, in another three months (= three months from now) it'll be summer again.one... after another a lot of things, one after the other: I'm not surprised he's feeling ill - he was eating one ice cream after another!
More examples

another determiner, pronoun (DIFFERENT)

A2 a different person or thing: She's finished with that boyfriend and found herself another (one). Do you want to exchange this toaster for another (one) or do you want your money back?one another B1 each other: They gave one another presents when they met at the airport.one way or another in some way that is not known yet: We'll get out of this mess one way or another.
More examples
(Definition of another from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of another?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “another” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

justice

fairness in the way people are dealt with

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More