From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Otherwise \Oth"er*wise`\, adv. [Other + wise manner.]
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   1. In a different manner; in another way, or in other ways;
      differently; contrarily. --Chaucer.
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            Thy father was a worthy prince,
            And merited, alas! a better fate;
            But Heaven thought otherwise.         --Addison.
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   2. In other respects.
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            It is said, truly, that the best men otherwise are
            not always the best in regard of society. --Hooker.
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   3. In different circumstances; under other conditions; as, I
      am engaged, otherwise I would accept.
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   Note: Otherwise, like so and thus, may be used as a
         substitute for the opposite of a previous adjective,
         noun, etc.
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               Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as
               a fool receive me.                 --2 Cor. xi.
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               Her eyebrows . . . rather full than otherwise.
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