Pronunciation: (u&thslash;'ur),[key] —adj. 1. additional or further: he and one other person. 2. different or distinct from the one mentioned or implied: in some other city; Some other design may be better. 3. different in nature or kind: I would not have him other than he is. 4. being the remaining one of two or more: the other hand. 5. (used with plural nouns) being the remaining ones of a number: the other men; some other countries. 6. former; earlier: sailing ships of other days. 7. not long past: the other night. 8. every other, every alternate: a meeting every other week.
—n. the other one: Each praises the other.
—pron. 1. Usually, others. other persons or things: others in the medical profession. 2. some person or thing else: Surely some friend or other will help me.
—adv. otherwise; differently (usually fol. by than): We can't collect the rent other than by suing the tenant.