Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “other”

See all translations

other

pronoun
 
 
/ˈʌðər/
A2 used to refer to a person or thing that belongs to a group or set that you have already talked about: Mario and Anna sat down to watch the others dance. Hold the racket in one hand, and the ball in the other. Some of the pieces were damaged, others were missing.Things remaining
others B1 used to refer to people or things that are similar to people or things you have already talked about: This is broken - do you have any others? →  See also each other Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
(Definition of other pronoun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “other” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More