Other, The other, Others

​The other

Singular: Another=one more, the other=last of the set, plural: other=some more, the other=the rest/remaining of the bunch.( with countable nouns)

Other=some more(eg water), the  other=all the rest/remaining(eg water)..uncountable noun.

I don’t want this book. Please give me another( science , literature, history whatever). I don’t want this book. Please give me the other( science).

Others=not specific

This food is savory. Others are savory too.(not specific: any food)

I don’t want these foods. Please give me the others(specific: salty ones)

Another = another one.

The other=the other one

The others= other ones.

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