- 1in addition to; besides
- 2different or otherwise
Using else: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "else" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
What else do you need?
I don't know what else to do.
Is there anything else I can help you with?
She's not like anyone else I've ever met.
else Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with else
You'd better hurry up, or else you'll miss the train.
That new restaurant is really something else!
Do you need anything else from the store?
Origins of else
from Old English 'elles', meaning 'other, otherwise'
Summary: else in Brief
'Else' [els] means in addition to or different from what has been mentioned. It is often used to introduce a second possibility, as in 'You'd better hurry up, or else you'll miss the train.' 'Else' can also be used to describe an exceptional person or thing, as in 'That new restaurant is really something else!'