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  1. plural of other

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others pl (plural only)

  1. Other people.
    I treat others like I treat myself.
  2. 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.
    • 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter IV, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC, pages 58–59:
      The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on a certain afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. [] Their example was followed by others at a time when the master of Mohair was superintending in person the docking of some two-year-olds, and equally invisible.

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Not to be confused with other's (belonging to the other).

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  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of other

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