among other(s meaning, among other(s definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Collins

other

  
  ( others    plural  )
When other follows the determiner an, it is written as one word: see another.     
1       adj   You use other to refer to an additional thing or person of the same type as one that has been mentioned or is known about.  
det ADJ, ADJ n  
They were just like any other young couple..., The communique gave no other details.     
      Other is also a pronoun., pron  
Four crewmen were killed, one other was injured..., In 1914 he (like so many others) lied about his age so that he could join the war effort.     
2       adj   You use other to indicate that a thing or person is not the one already mentioned, but a different one.  
det ADJ, ADJ n  
Calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate and 48p per minute at all other times..., He would have to accept it; there was no other way...     
      Other is also a pronoun., pron  
This issue, more than any other, has divided her cabinet..., Some of these methods will work. Others will not.     
3       adj   You use theother to refer to the second of two things or people when the identity of the first is already known or understood, or has already been mentioned.  
det ADJ  
The Captain was at the other end of the room..., Half of PML's scientists have first degrees, the other half have PhDs.     
      Theother is also a pronoun., pron   the PRON  
Almost everybody had a cigarette in one hand and a martini in the other...     
4       adj   You use other at the end of a list or a group of examples, to refer generally to people or things like the ones just mentioned.  
det ADJ, ADJ n  
Queensway Quay will incorporate shops, restaurants and other amenities..., Place them in a jam jar, porcelain bowl, or other similar container.     
      Other is also a pronoun., pron  
Descartes received his stimulus from the new physics and astronomy of Copernicus, Galileo, and others.     
5       adj   You use theother to refer to the rest of the people or things in a group, when you are talking about one particular person or thing.  
det ADJ  
When the other pupils were taken to an exhibition, he was left behind.     
      Theothers is also a pronoun., pron   the PRON  
Aubrey's on his way here, with the others.     
6       adj   Other people are people in general, as opposed to yourself or a person you have already mentioned.  
ADJ n  
The suffering of other people appals me..., She likes to be with other people.     
      Others means the same as other people., pron  
His humour depended on contempt for others.     
7       adj   You use other in informal expressions of time such as the other day, the other evening, or the other week to refer to a day, evening, or week in the recent past.  
the ADJ n  
I rang her the other day and she said she'd like to come round...     
8    You use expressions like among other things or among others to indicate that there are several more facts, things, or people like the one or ones mentioned, but that you do not intend to mention them all.  
among other(s)             phrase   PHR with cl, oft PHR n     (vagueness)    He moved to England in 1980 where, among other things, he worked as a journalist..., His travels took him to Dublin, among other places..., He is expected to be supported at the meeting by Dennis Skinner and Tony Benn among others.     
9    If something happens, for example, every other day or every other month, there is a day or month when it does not happen between each day or month when it happens.  
every other day/week/month      phrase   usu PHR after v  
Their food is adequate. It includes meat at least every other day, vegetables and fruit..., Now that their children have grown up she joins Paddy in London every other week.     
10    You use every other to emphasize that you are referring to all the rest of the people or things in a group.  
every other      phrase   PHR n     (emphasis)    The same will apply in every other country.     
11    You use none other than and no other than to emphasize the name of a person or thing when something about that person or thing is surprising in a particular situation.  
none/no other than      phrase   PHR n     (emphasis)    He called together all his employees and announced that the manager was none other than his son.     
12    You use nothing other than and no other than when you are going to mention a course of action, decision, or description and emphasize that it is the only one possible in the situation.  
no/nothing other than      phrase   PHR n     (emphasis)    Nothing other than an immediate custodial sentence could be justified..., The rebels would not be happy with anything other than the complete removal of the current regime..., They have left us with no other choice than to take formal action.     
13    You use or other in expressions like somehow or other and someone or other to indicate that you cannot or do not want to be more precise about the information that you are giving.  
or other      phrase   n/adv PHR     (vagueness)    The Foundation is holding a dinner in honour of something or other..., Somehow or other he's involved.     
14    You use other than after a negative statement to say that the person, item, or thing that follows is the only exception to the statement.  
other than      phrase   with brd-neg, PHR n/-ing  
She makes no reference to any feminist work other than her own...     
15   
    each other  
    each  
    one after the other  
    one  
    one or other  
    one  
    this, that and the other  
    this  
    in other words  
    word  
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collins

among

  
, amongst  
1    amid, amidst, in association with, in the middle of, in the midst of, in the thick of, midst, surrounded by, together with, with  
2    between, to each of  
3    in the class of, in the company of, in the group of, in the number of, out of  
4    by all of, by the joint action of, by the whole of, mutually, with one another  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
n.
a process by which two or more things affect each other ()
I learned the idea of interactions in ecosystems. It was hard to understand because there are many kinds of interactions that made me feel confused.
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
exp.
what`s up
Slang; casual greeting "Wazzup, my friend?"
n.
person who is very important and dear without formally being the spouse
n.
تعيين قادة آخرين
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
nm.
acronym of Lunar Module, little vehicle created especially to move on the moon during XXth century 's space conquest.
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
exp.
amongst other things said or stated
At the panel she stated her claims inter-alia
n.
scallion (synonym)
exp.
(metaphorically) die
[Fig.]
n.
small handbag without handles
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
n.
bitch (alternative term)
exp.
(metaphorically) manipulation attempt
His speech was nothing but smoke and mirrors
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
n.
A list of blogs on a blog (usually placed in the sidebar of a blog) that reads as a list of recommendations by the blogger of other blogs.
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
buttocks of (adult) woman
Slang; refers to a person's "bottom," in American English. A bit more polite than "ass," less clinical than "buttocks."
v.
to say, pronounce, speak
ex.: The child sounded out each word out loud as she read her book.
n.
prendre de l'assurance
n.
cell mate (in a prison)
[Slang]
adj.
tending to repair (also reparatory)
n.
piegamento in avanti (in piedi)
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way

head

Reverso Community

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins Cobuild English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 4th edition published in 2003 © HarperCollins Publishers 1987, 1995, 2001, 2003 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"
Advertising