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Else Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • other than what is under consideration or implied; "ask somebody else"; "I don''t know what else to do"; "where else can we look?"
  • (usually used with `or'') if not, then; "watch your step or else you may fall"; "leave or else I''ll get angry"
  • additional to or different from this one or place or time or manner; "nobody else is here"; "she ignored everything else"; "I don''t know where else to look"; "when else can we have the party?"; "couldn''t decide how else it could be done"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Else'


  • Else: Else may refer to: Else (programming), a concept in computer programming " "Else" (song), a 1999 rock song. The Else , a 2007 alternative rock ...
  • Else (Werre): The Else is a left tributary of the river Werre in the northeast of North Rhine-Westphalia and in southern Lower Saxony . The Else is a ...
  • Else (Lenne): Else (Lenne) is a river of North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany . See also : List of rivers of North Rhine-Westphalia 51.2289 | N | 7.8689 | E | ...
  • Nothing Else Matters: "Nothing Else Matters" is a power ballad by American heavy metal band Metallica . It was released in 1992 as the third single from their ...
  • Dangling else: The dangling else is a problem in computer programming in which an optional else clause in an if–then(–else) statement results in nested ...
  • Somebody Else's Problem: Somebody Else's Problem (also known as Someone Else's Problem or SEP) is a psychological effect where people choose to dissociate ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Else'


  • Meaning: Danish form of Scottish Ailsa which is either the diminutive of Elizabeth (pledge from God) or named for the island, Ailsa Craig.
  • Origin: Danish
  • Gender: Female


'Else' example sentence in quotations


* Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower

* All men have the stars, but they do not mean the same things for different people. For some they are guides, for others, no more than little lights in the sky. But all these are silent. You--you alone have the stars as no one else has them - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

* For everything you have missed, you have gained something else and for everything you gain, you lose something. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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