Synonyms for other

Synonyms for (adjective) other

Synonyms: other

Definition: very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected

Usage: a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail- Lance Morrow

Similar words: strange, unusual

Definition: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

Usage: a strange exaltation that was indefinable; a strange fantastical mind; what a strange sense of humor she has


Synonyms: former, early, other

Definition: belonging to the distant past

Usage: the early inhabitants of Europe; former generations; in other times

Similar words: past

Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current

Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year


Synonyms: other

Definition: recently past

Usage: the other evening

Similar words: past

Definition: earlier than the present time; no longer current

Usage: time past; his youth is past; this past Thursday; the past year


Synonyms: other

Definition: not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied

Usage: today isn't any other day- the White Queen; the construction of highways and other public works; he asked for other employment; any other person would tell the truth; his other books are still in storage; then we looked at the other house; hearing was good in his other ear; the other sex; she lived on the other side of the street from me; went in the other direction

Similar words: different

Definition: distinctly separate from the first

Usage: that's another (or different) issue altogether


Similar words: another, some other

Definition: any of various alternatives; some other

Usage: put it off to another (or some other) day


Similar words: different

Definition: distinct or separate

Usage: each interviewed different members of the community


Similar words: new

Definition: other than the former one(s); different

Usage: they now have a new leaders; my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it; ready to take a new direction


Similar words: opposite

Definition: the other one of a complementary pair

Usage: the opposite sex; the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors


Similar words: opposite

Definition: being directly across from each other; facing

Usage: And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm- Longfellow; we lived on opposite sides of the street; at opposite poles


Similar words: opposite

Definition: moving or facing away from each other

Usage: looking in opposite directions; they went in opposite directions


Similar words: otherwise

Definition: other than as supposed or expected

Usage: the outcome was otherwise