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another meaning

EN[əˈnʌðə(ɹ)]
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  • Another or variant may refer to: anOther or Another Magazine, culture and fashion magazine Another (novel), a Japanese horror novel and anime series Another River, a river in Alaska, United States A. N. Other, a pseudonym
  • PronounPREano-
    1. The additional one of the same kind.
      1. I saw one movie, but I think I will see another.
    2. One that is different from the current one.
      1. This napkin fell to the floor, could you please bring me another?
    3. One of the group of things of the same kind.
      1. His interests keep shifting from one thing to another.
  • Determiner
    1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
      1. Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks. ‎
    2. Not the same; different.
      1. Do you know another way to do this job? ‎
    3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
      1. He has never known another like her. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The envoy invoked the King of Kings's magnanimity to reduce his province's tribute after another draught.
      • Beagle 2 has successfully completed its critical lithobraking maneuver, marking another step for robotkind.
      • Inquiry elicited that he was a pop singer. I YouTubed him, revealing another ghastly microphone-gripping, anguished nasal wailer.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Another Scotland opportunity went a-begging when John Barclay failed to grasp an offload at the end of some probing phases.
      • Another source of easily accessible material are follicles from hairplucks.
      • Another possible mechanism is inflammation, such as drug-induced trabeculitis or uveitis [11 ].
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The adjective "heavy" can be used gradably: one thing can be more or less heavy than another.
      • Getting a ticket is one thing, finding a suitable place from which to enjoy the cinematic splendors can be quite another.
      • The word boo spelled backwards usually used when the word "boo!" has been claimed to be the property of another.

Meaning of another for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "another" is a determiner. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, an indefinite pronoun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Determiners
      • Pronouns
        • Indefinite pronouns
      Difficultness: Level 1
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      Definiteness: Level 9
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      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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