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Meaning & Definition of Otherwise in English

English

Otherwise

/əðərwaɪz/

adjective

1. Other than as supposed or expected

  • "The outcome was otherwise"
    synonym:
  • otherwise

adverb

1. In other respects or ways

  • "He is otherwise normal"
  • "The funds are not otherwise available"
  • "An otherwise hopeless situation"
    synonym:
  • otherwise

2. In another and different manner

  • "Very soon you will know differently"
  • "She thought otherwise"
  • "There is no way out other than the fire escape"
    synonym:
  • differently
  • ,
  • otherwise
  • ,
  • other than

Examples of using

My otherwise perfect life is about to change for the worse.
The French word "amour" comes from the Occitan language through the troubadours, otherwise it would be "ameur".
I ran all the way, otherwise I could not have caught the train.