American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In another way; differently: She thought otherwise.
- adv. Under other circumstances: Otherwise I might have helped.
- adv. In other respects: an otherwise logical mind.
- adj. Other than supposed; different: The evidence is otherwise.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a different manner or way; differently.
- By other means; from other causes; on other terms.
- In other respects; under other circumstances; in a different case.
- Else; but for the reason indicated.
- On the other hand.
- Different; of a different kind or character.
- adv. manner Differently, in another way.
- adv. conjunctive In different circumstances; or else.
- adv. conjunctive In all other respects.
- adj. Other than supposed, different.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a different manner; in another way, or in other ways; differently; contrarily.
- adv. In other respects.
- adv. In different circumstances; under other conditions.
- adv. in other respects or ways
- adj. other than as supposed or expected
- adv. in another and different manner
- other + -wise (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English (on) ōthere wīsan, (in) another manner : ōthre, dative of ōther, other + wīsan, dative of wīse, manner; see wise2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But there’s nothing to tell about me," said Jack, "except that I’m always in difficulties — financial — or otherwise, — oftenest ’otherwise,’ I must confess.”
“Shinto expounders have, it is true, attempted to interpret the term otherwise; and Hirata, as quoted by Mr. Ernest Satow, declared the name should be applied only to the common ancestor, or ancestors, or to one so entitled to the gratitude of a community as to merit equal honours.”
“Is the term otherwise known, and what bird is it? cold duck not the drink, but a dance.”
“Of course, more and more of our media are digital in some way today so this is another reason to shy away from digital literacy as a term otherwise it could also cover TV, Radio and programming!”
“Did anyone expect otherwise from the Limbaugh crowd?”
“Expressing your opinion to a police officer, politely or otherwise, is not against the law.”
“To do otherwise is to have the Court's discussions in an echo chamber, each reinforcing their actiivist CONSERVATIVE views.”
“July 23rd, 2009 2: 38 pm ET he didnt say anything that wasnt true. seem like certain member of our society want to believe black, and latinos dont get discriminated more. anyone who think otherwise is stupid.”
“To do otherwise is to advocate for a smaller share of federal funding for our constituents.”
“I guess its a good thing that during our revolution, there was no Republican party to whine and complain otherwise there might never have been a USA!”
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All words of the Lisbon Treaty
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mongolian, inuit, vagabond, strange, hypersensitive, sarcastic,
Words that end in -wise.
Anything with to do with the word "other," or any sort of otherness (including words with the letters o-t-h-e-r, in that order, in their definitions).
Very basic words for ESL students.
EXPECTED vs. SURPRISE
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