Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “else”

else

adverb
 
 
/els/
used after words beginning with any-, every-, no- and some-, or after how, what, where, who, why but not which, to mean other, another, different, extra
(用于以 any-,every-,no- 和 some- 开头的词后面,或用于 how,what,where,who,why 之后,但不用于 which 之后)其他,另外,别的
Everybody else has (= All the other people have) agreed except for you.
除了你其他人都同意了。
If it doesn't work, try something else (= something different).
如果这个行不通,试试别的。
Let's go before they ask us to visit anyone else (= another person).
趁他们还没有让我们再去拜访别人,我们还是走吧。
It's not my bag. It must be someone else's (= it must belong to another person).
这不是我的包,肯定是别人的。
The book isn't here. Where else (= In what other place) should I look?
书不在这儿,我该再到哪儿去看看呢?
He came to see you. Why else (= For what other reason) would he come?
他来是为了见你,他还能有什么别的目的?
After I'd thanked them I didn't know what else (= what other things) to say.
我对他们道了谢,然后就不知道该说些什么了。
Different and differenceAlso, extra, and in addition
(Definition of else from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “else” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More