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others

  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.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
      The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an 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.
    Two decided to hide, the others surrendered.   I kept two special jars and threw away all the others.

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

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Most common English words before 1923 in Project Gutenberg: order · near · public · #287: others · anything · matter · passed

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