Question: How Do You Use Otherwise?

What does if otherwise mean?

The expression otherwise than means in any other way than and should not be followed by an adjective: no-one taught by this method can be other than (not otherwise than) successful; you are not allowed to use the building otherwise than as a private dwelling..

Do let us know if otherwise?

Grammatically, it means: I’ll let you know that something has changed, not if anything changes. The same example with “if” added: I will arrive on time. I will let you know if otherwise.

What does otherwise than mean?

1. in any way except the way that you are mentioning. A partnership cannot be ended otherwise than by mutual agreement.

How do you end a sentence with otherwise?

In the above examples, otherwise could also be used at the end of the sentence, e.g. ‘He wouldn’t have passed his test otherwise’. When used to mean in a different or opposite way from what has been mentioned, otherwise is used in final position: ‘I intend to remain here until someone tells me otherwise’.

What is otherwise known as?

—used to indicate a different name that people know or that a person usesFrance’s King Louis XIV, otherwise known as the Sun King.

How do you use or otherwise?

You use or otherwise or and otherwise to mention something that is not the thing just referred to or is the opposite of that thing. It was for the police to assess the validity or otherwise of the evidence.

Do you use a comma before or after otherwise?

Use a comma to set off most conjunctive adverbs (however, otherwise, therefore, similarly, hence, on the other hand, and consequently). But do not use a comma after the conjunctive adverbs then, thus, soon, now, and also. In the following examples, a semicolon is used to separate two independent clauses.

How do you use a semicolon instead of otherwise?

You can also use a semicolon when you join two independent clauses together with one of the following conjunctive adverbs (adverbs that join independent clauses): however, moreover, therefore, consequently, otherwise, nevertheless, thus, etc. For example: I am going home; moreover, I intend to stay there.

What kind of word is otherwise?

Otherwise is commonly used as an adverb that means ‘or else,’ ‘except that,’ or ‘in another way,’ but it can also be used as an adjective meaning ‘in another scenario.