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- plural of
others pl (plural only)
- Other people.
- I treat others like I treat myself.
- 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 222716698, 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.
those remaining after something has been excluded
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of other