used to indicate that people or things are not the ones already mentioned
, but different ones
Some projects are shorter than others.
Some of these methods will work. Others will not.
used at the end of a list
or a group of examples, to refer generally
to people or things like the ones just mentioned
Copernicus, Galileo, and others
The issue affects the fast-food industry, the farming industry and some others.
people in general, as opposed to yourself or a person you have already mentioned
Working for others can be most fulfilling.
a brave man who died helping others
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