otherwise otherwise  /ˈə ðər ˌwaɪz/


  1. (adj) other than as supposed or expected
  2. (adv) in other respects or ways
  3. (adv) in another and different manner



  1. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the Web Site.
  2. otherwise unable to discharge the duties of office, the temporary president of the senate shall perform all the duties of lieutenant-governor during such vacancy or inability.
  3. Some people find it incredible their otherwise intelligent friends believe in a God, a Virgin Birth or the Resurrection of Christ.


  1. Animal clinic rescues six squirrels with tails fused together

    It was a strange sight: six otherwise adorable squirrels with their tails fused together. The “squirrel kings” formation, as it’s called, resulted in the six rodents connected to each other from behind, unable to escape their bonds and headed for death or dismemberment. But the squirrels were lucky to be discovered by a caring individual [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Sideshow via Yahoo! News

  2. Giants pitcher George Kontos gets suspended, fined and demoted to Triple A — on his birthday

    San Francisco Giants relief pitcher George Kontos won't look back fondly on the day he turned 28. On Wednesday, a day he might otherwise being blowing out candles on a cake, Kontos was suspended and fined by Major League Baseball, … Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Big League Stew via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Plenty to prove: TCU Horned Frogs

    Every season, every player feels they've got at least something to prove. Otherwise, all the work wouldn't be worth it. That said, some guys have more to prove than others. These are the guys with the most to prove on their respective teams. Next up: TCU More guys with plenty to prove. Plenty to prove: WR Brandon Carter This was a really tough call since TCU's entire team has a ton to prove this ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs


  1. "In Heller, we held that the Second Amendment protects the right to possess a handgun in the home for the purpose of self-defense," Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the ruling. "Unless considerations of stare decisis counsel otherwise, a...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: WireUpdate

  2. In testimony to be delivered to a Senate committee and obtained by Reuters, Bernanke said, "Action by Congress is urgently required to stabilize the situation and avert what could otherwise be very serious consequences for our financial markets and...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  3. "And if e-books get people who might otherwise not be reading to pick up a book, then that makes me happy," he said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: James Patterson Source: AFP

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /