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

nation

a country, especially when thought of as a large group of people living in one area with their own government, language, traditions, etc.

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More