You use or other in expressions like somehow or other and someone or other to indicate that you cannot or do not want to be more precise about the information that you are giving.
a man who is romantically or sexually involved with another man's wife or lover, esp. a man who is having an affair with a married woman
the remaining (one or ones in a group of which one or some have been specified)
an unnamed person: used in team lists, etc, to indicate a place that remains to be filled
You use each other when you are saying that each member of a group does something to the others or has a particular connection with the others.
You use every other to emphasize that you are referring to all the rest of the people or things in a group.
no other person
archaic → other
the people of an economic class clearly different from one's own or from that to which reference is being made
(in the armed forces) all those who do not hold a commissioned rank
You use other than after a negative statement to say that the person, item, or thing that follows is the only exception to the statement.
a woman who is romantically or sexually involved with another woman's husband or lover, esp. a woman who is having an affair with a married man
the spirit world or afterlife
Other income is income that does not come from a company's main business, such as interest .
A particular network is a system of things which are connected and which operate together. For example, a computer network consists of a number of computers that are part of the same system.
untidy or dishevelled
one or other:
You use one or other to refer to one or more things or people in a group, when it does not matter which particular one or ones are thought of or chosen .
guided by values derived from external influences
An example of something is a particular situation, object, or person which shows that what is being claimed is true .
Other expenses are expenses that do not relate to a company's main business .
Research is work that involves studying something and trying to discover facts about it.
You use expressions like among other things or among others to indicate that there are several more facts, things, or people like the one or ones mentioned, but that you do not intend to mention them all.
an individual's concept of other people
in other words:
You say in other words in order to introduce a different, and usually simpler, explanation or interpretation of something that has just been said .
If you refer to your significant other, you are referring to your wife, husband, or the person you are having a relationship with.
the other day:
If you say that something happened the other day, you mean that it happened a few days ago.
somehow or other:
by any means that are necessary
something or other:
one unspecified thing or an alternative thing
the other place:
(at Oxford University) Cambridge University
the other thing:
an unexpressed alternative
the other woman:
the woman with whom a married man had or is having an affair
your other half:
your husband, wife, or partner
look the other way:
to deliberately ignore something unpleasant, immoral, or illegal that is happening when you should be trying to deal with it or stop it from happening
on the other hand:
You use on the other hand to introduce the second of two contrasting points, facts, or ways of looking at something.
other fish to fry:
other, more important things to attend to
pull the other one:
said to mean that you do not believe something someone tells you
drop the other shoe:
to complete a task by doing the second and final part of it
no/nothing other than:
You use nothing other than and no other than when you are going to mention a course of action, decision, or description and emphasize that it is the only one possible in the situation .
the other way around the other way round:
You use the other way around or the other way round to refer to the opposite of what you have just said .
turn the other cheek:
If you turn the other cheek when someone harms or insults you, you do not harm or insult them in return.
Otherworldly people, things, and places seem strange or spiritual, and not much connected with ordinary things.
at each other's throats:
If two people or groups are at each other's throats, they are quarrelling or fighting violently with each other.
have other fish to fry:
to not be interested in something because you have more important, interesting, or profitable things to do
other things being equal:
If you say ' other things being equal ' or ' all things being equal ' when talking about a possible situation, you mean if nothing unexpected happens or if there are no other factors which affect the situation.
to look the other way:
If you say that someone looks the other way, you are critical of them because they pay no attention to something unpleasant that is happening, when they should be dealing with it properly.
none other than no other than:
You use none other than and no other than to emphasize the name of a person or thing when something about that person or thing is surprising in a particular situation .
be at each other's throats:
if two people or groups are at each other's throats, they are continually arguing or fighting
cut each other's throats:
to ruin each other, as by underselling in business