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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Else  \Else\,  a.  &  pron.  [OE.  &  AS  elles  otherwise,  gen.  sing. 
  of  an  adj  signifying  other  akin  to  OHG.  elles  otherwise, 
  OSw.  ["a]ljes,  Sw  eljest,  Goth.  aljis,  adj.,  other  L. 
  alius,  Gr  ?.  Cf  {Alias},  {Alien}.] 
  Other  one  or  something  beside;  as  Who  else  is  coming?  What 
  else  shall  I  give?  Do  you  expect  anything  else?  ``Bastards 
  and  else.''  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  This  word  always  follows  its  noun  It  is  usual  to  give 
  the  possessive  form  to  else  rather  than  to  the 
  substantive;  as  somebody  else's;  no  one  else's.  ``A 
  boy  who  is  fond  of  somebody  else's  pencil  case.''  --G. 
  Eliot.  ``A  suit  of  clothes  like  everybody  else's.'' 
  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Else  \Else\,  adv  &  conj. 
  1.  Besides;  except  that  mentioned;  in  addition;  as  nowhere 
  else;  no  one  else. 
 
  2.  Otherwise;  in  the  other  or  the  contrary,  case;  if  the 
  facts  were  different. 
 
  For  thou  desirest  not  sacrifice;  else  would  I  give 
  it  --Ps.  li  16. 
 
  Note:  After  `or',  else  is  sometimes  used  expletively,  as 
  simply  noting  an  alternative.  ``Will  you  give  thanks,  . 
  .  .  or  else  shall  I?''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  else 
  adj  1:  other  than  what  is  under  consideration  or  implied;  "ask 
  somebody  else";  "I  don't  know  what  else  to  do";  "where 
  else  can  we  look?" 
  2:  more  "would  you  like  anything  else?";  "I  have  nothing  else 
  to  say"  [syn:  {else(ip)},  {additional}] 
  adv  1:  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" 
  2:  (usually  used  with  `or')  if  not  then;  "watch  your  step  or 
  else  you  may  fall";  "leave  or  else  I'll  get  angry" 




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