"else" Definition

  1. a. & pron. Other; one or something beside; as, Who else is coming? What else shall I give? Do you expect anything else?
  2. adv. & conj. Besides; except that mentioned; in addition; as, nowhere else; no one else.
  3. adv. & conj. Otherwise; in the other, or the contrary, case; if the facts were different.

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Position in dictionary: 32128 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a. & pron., adv. & conj., adv. & conj.,
Words that start with "else": 4
Words that end with "else": 1
Words that contain "else": 9
Next words in dictionary: elsewhere, elsewhither, elsewise, elsin, elucidate
Previous words in dictionary: elritch, elrich, eloquently, eloquent, eloquence

English Dictionary Definition of else

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