Quick vs Other - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between quick and other

is that quick is moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast while other is see.

As adverbs the difference between quick and other

is that quick is (colloquial) with speed, quickly while other is apart from; in the phrase "other than".

As nouns the difference between quick and other

is that quick is raw or sensitive flesh, especially that underneath finger and toe nails while other is an other one, more often rendered as another .

As verbs the difference between quick and other

is that quick is to amalgamate surfaces prior to gilding or silvering by dipping them into a solution of mercury in nitric acid while other is to make into an other.

As a determiner other is

not the one or ones previously referred to.

As a conjunction other is

(label) or.

quick

English

(wikipedia quick)

Adjective

(er)
  • Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.
  • I ran to the station – but I wasn't quick enough.
    He's a quick runner.
  • Occurring in a short time; happening or done rapidly.
  • That was a quick meal.
  • Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.
  • You have to be very quick to be able to compete in ad-lib theatrics.
  • Mentally agile, alert, perceptive.
  • My father is old but he still has a quick wit.
  • Of temper: easily aroused to anger; quick-tempered.
  • * Latimer
  • The bishop was somewhat quick with them, and signified that he was much offended.
  • (archaic) Alive, living.
  • * Bible, 2 Timothy iv. 1
  • the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead
  • * Herbert
  • Man is no star, but a quick coal / Of mortal fire.
  • * 1874 , , X
  • The inmost oratory of my soul,
    Wherein thou ever dwellest quick or dead,
    Is black with grief eternal for thy sake.
  • (archaic) Pregnant, especially at the stage where the foetus's movements can be felt; figuratively, alive with some emotion or feeling.
  • * Shakespeare
  • she's quick ; the child brags in her belly already: tis yours
  • Of water: flowing.
  • Burning, flammable, fiery.
  • Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The air is quick there, / And it pierces and sharpens the stomach.
  • (mining, of a vein of ore) productive; not "dead" or barren
  • Synonyms

    * (moving with speed) fast, speedy, rapid, swift * See also

    Antonyms

    * (moving with speed) slow

    Derived terms

    * kwik * quick-change artist * quick-drying * quicken * quick fix * quickie * quicklime * quickly * quick on his feet * quick on the draw * quicksand * quicksilver * quick smart * quickstep * quick-witted

    Adverb

    (er)
  • (colloquial) with speed, quickly
  • Get rich quick.
    Come here, quick !
  • * John Locke
  • If we consider how very quick the actions of the mind are performed.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • raw or sensitive flesh, especially that underneath finger and toe nails.
  • plants used in making a quickset hedge
  • * Evelyn
  • The works are curiously hedged with quick .
  • The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible to serious injury or keen feeling.
  • * Latimer
  • This test nippeth, this toucheth the quick .
  • * Fuller
  • How feebly and unlike themselves they reason when they come to the quick of the difference!
  • quitchgrass
  • (Tennyson)

    Derived terms

    * cut to the quick * to the quick

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To amalgamate surfaces prior to gilding or silvering by dipping them into a solution of mercury in nitric acid.
  • To quicken.
  • * (Thomas Hardy)
  • I rose as if quicked by a spur I was bound to obey.

    References

    * * 1000 English basic words ----

    other

    English

    Etymology 1

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

    Adjective

    (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.
    Synonyms
    * (not the one previously referred to) * (contrary to) * different, disparate * dissimilar, distinctive * distinguishable, diverse * unalike, unlike * additional, another * else, farther * further
    Antonyms
    * same
    Derived terms
    * otherish * other rank * other side

    Noun

    (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.}}

    Determiner

    (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.}}
    Antonyms
    * same
    Derived terms
    *

    Adverb

    (-)
  • 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.

    Verb

    (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) .

    Conjunction

    (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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