Other vs Opportunities - What's the difference?

other | opportunities |

As nouns the difference between other and opportunities

is that other is an other one, more often rendered as another while opportunities is .

As an adjective other

is see.

As a determiner other

is not the one or ones previously referred to.

As an adverb other

is apart from; in the phrase "other than".

As a verb other

is to make into an other.

As a conjunction other

is (label) or.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .


(en adjective)
  • See
  • second.
  • I get paid every other week.
  • Alien.
  • *
  • Different.
  • *
  • (obsolete) Left, as opposed to right.
  • * Spenser
  • A distaff in her other hand she had.
    * (not the one previously referred to) * (contrary to) * different, disparate * dissimilar, distinctive * distinguishable, diverse * unalike, unlike * additional, another * else, farther * further
    * same
    Derived terms
    * otherish * other rank * other side


    (en noun)
  • An other one, more often rendered as another .
  • The other one; the second of two.
  • * 1699 , , Heads designed for an essay on conversations
  • Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other' suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the ' other polishes it.
  • * , chapter=6
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=He had one hand on the bounce bottle—and he'd never let go of that since he got back to the table—but he had a handkerchief in the other and was swabbing his deadlights with it.}}


    (en determiner)
  • Not the one or ones previously referred to.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=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. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had no hand in the furnishing of that atrocious house.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=1 citation , passage=“[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes like
      Here's rattling good luck and roaring good cheer, / With lashings of food and great hogsheads of beer. […]”}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Out of the gloom , passage=[Rural solar plant] schemes are of little help to industry or other heavy users of electricity. Nor is solar power yet as cheap as the grid. For all that, the rapid arrival of electric light to Indian villages is long overdue. When the national grid suffers its next huge outage, as it did in July 2012 when hundreds of millions were left in the dark, look for specks of light in the villages.}}
    * same
    Derived terms


  • Apart from; in the phrase "other than".
  • Other than that, I'm fine.
  • (obsolete) otherwise
  • It shall none other be. — Chaucer.
    If you think other . — Shakespeare.


    (en verb)
  • To make into an other.
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise.
  • * 2007 , Christopher Emdin, City University of New York. Urban Education, Exploring the contexts of urban science classrooms :
  • In this scenario, the young lady who had spoken had been othered by her peers and her response to my question had been dismissed as invalid despite the fact that she was alright.
  • (ethnicity, or, race) To label as "other".
  • * 2008 , John F. Borland, University of Connecticut, The under-representation of Black females :
  • [...] and Black males have not taken her seriously politically (gender); and the color of her skin has marginalized her (race and "othered " her when compared with White women, who have also worked to silence her political views.
    Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2

    Probably (etyl) .


    (English Conjunctions)
  • (label) Or.
  • *, Book VII:
  • *:And if that I had nat had my prevy thoughtis to returne to youre love agayne as I do, I had sene as grete mysteryes as ever saw my sonne Sir Galahad other' Percivale, ' other Sir Bors.
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