AskDefine | Define others

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  • (UK) /ˈʌðəz/, /"VD@z/
  • (US) /ˈʌðɚz/, /"VD@`z/
  • Hyphenation: oth·er


  1. Plural of other
  2. Other people.
    I treat others like I treat myself.
  3. Those remaining after one or more people or items have left, or done something else, or been excluded.
    Two decided to hide, the others surrendered.
    I kept two special jars and threw away all the others.


Other people
Those remaining after something has been excluded.

Extensive Definition

Others may refer to:
In film:
In television:
  • Others (Lost), mysterious inhabitants of a strange island in the South Pacific in the television series Lost
  • The Others (TV series), a 2000 science-fiction series about the paranormal created by John Brancato and Michael Ferris, starring Julianne Nicholson
  • The Others; in the Stargate universe, the Ancients who have achieved Ascension and follow their rules of non-interference
In music:
In literature:
In comics:
  • The Others (comics), some primitive beings seen in the graphic novel The Age of Darkness, by French comic book artist and writer Caza (Philippe Cazamayou). The earth as it is known by its now dominant species, the Oms, also called Inhabitants of the Shadows, is dying, and the Oms are hiding in their cities while the Others are starting to make their presence known and beings to claim their birthright; the earth.
others in Norwegian: Others
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