Definition for otherwise

adverb as in in another way; alternatively

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Example Sentences

Placed in drinking water, fluoride can serve people who otherwise have poor access to dental care.

If someone wants to ensure a direct and secure connection, no entity, whether a hotel or otherwise, should be able to block it.

Larson, as usual, instills gravitas and agency in an otherwise underwritten character.

Millennials—rich or otherwise—have been notoriously uninterested in politics.

Otherwise, we will be but celebrating an empty holiday, missing its true meaning altogether.

The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.

That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.

Rather late that evening we administered extreme unction to him, for otherwise he was sufficiently prepared for it.

It rather annoyed her than otherwise, but her husband was pleased, and that was enough for Georgie.

Otherwise, a child's box of tin soldiers sent by post would have been just the thing for the Dardanelles landing!


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to otherwise, such as: differently, at another time, any other way, contrarily, diversely, and elseways.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.