Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “another”

another

pronoun, determiner   /əˈnʌðər/
A2 one more: Would you like another drink? They’re having another baby.
A2 a different thing or person: I’m going to look for another job. The disease spreads easily from one person to another.
(Definition of another pronoundeterminer from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More Essential British English definitions for “another”

Definitions of “another” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

altruistic

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself

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