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Part of speech: Adjective

Not the same; different; as, I have other matters to attend to; additional; more; as, I have other sisters; opposite; as, the other side of the street; second; as, every other line.

Part of speech: Adverb

Otherwise; as, she could not do other than help him.

Part of speech: Pronoun

The opposite one of two; as, one or the other of you; a different person or thing.

Part of speech: Conjunction

Or; either.

Usage examples "other":
  • Now for the other one. - "The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
  • " Don't care if I do," said the other. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.
  • " No," I agreed, " nor at any other." - "The Eye of Osiris", R. Austin Freeman.