other Idioms & Phrases
Axis of the equator, ecliptic, horizon (or other circle considered with reference to the sphere on which it lies)
- the diameter of the sphere which is perpendicular to the plane of the circle. Hutton.
- different by a great degree; not the same; quite unlike. Pope.
in other words
adverb otherwise stated
- in other words, we are broke
on the other hand
adverb (contrastive) from another point of view
but then; then again.
- on the other hand, she is too ambitious for her own good
- then again, she might not go
- some others. Obs. or Prov. Eng.
adverb in another and different manner;
- very soon you will know differently
- she thought otherwise
- there is no way out other than the fire escape
noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
spousal equivalent; spouse equivalent; domestic partner.
adjective satellite any of various alternatives; some other
- put it off to another (or some other) day
The other day
- at a certain time past, not distant, but indefinite; not long ago; recently; rarely, the third day past.
Bind my hair up: as't was yesterday?
No, nor t' other day.
the other way around
adverb with the order reversed
contrariwise; vice versa.
- she hates him and vice versa
To cast a horse, sheep, or other animal
- to throw with the feet upwards, in such a manner as to prevent its rising again.
To laugh out of the other corner (∨ side) of the mouth
- to weep or cry; to feel regret, vexation, or disappointment after hilarity or exaltation. Slang
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