What does again mean?

Definitions for againəˈgɛn, əˈgeɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. again, once again, once more, over again(adverb)

    anew

    "she tried again"; "they rehearsed the scene again"

Wiktionary

  1. again(Adverb)

    Back in the reverse direction, or to an original starting point.

  2. again(Adverb)

    Back (to a former place or state).

  3. again(Adverb)

    In return, as a reciprocal action; back.

  4. again(Adverb)

    Another time; once more.

  5. again(Adverb)

    Over and above a factor of one.

  6. again(Preposition)

    Against.

  7. Origin: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Again(adverb)

    in return, back; as, bring us word again

  2. Again(adverb)

    another time; once more; anew

  3. Again(adverb)

    once repeated; -- of quantity; as, as large again, half as much again

  4. Again(adverb)

    in any other place

  5. Again(adverb)

    on the other hand

  6. Again(adverb)

    moreover; besides; further

  7. Again

    alt. of Agains

  8. Origin: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

Freebase

  1. Again

    "Again" is a song by American singer Janet Jackson from her fifth studio album, janet.. Written and produced by Jackson, James Harris III, and Terry Lewis, the ballad was released as the album's third single in October 1993. "Again" topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in late 1993 and received nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Again

    a-gen′, adv. once more: in return: back. [A.S. on-geán, again, opposite; Ger. ent-gegen.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'again' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #153

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'again' in Written Corpus Frequency: #157

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'again' in Adverbs Frequency: #27

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of again in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of again in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mick Mulvaney:

    We’ll see my amendments over and over again in appropriations bills, we’ll bring those back again and again.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    True love isn't just meant to be spoken all over again. It's also meant to be proven more/all over again & again i.e. ceaselessly.

  3. Mahmoud Abbas:

    We might go again and again and again, we will never get bored until we gain the recognition — and in the end they will recognize us.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    True love isn't just meant to be spoken all over again. It's also meant to be proven more and all over again & again i.e. ceaselessly.

  5. Richard Bach:

    Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again after a moment or lifetime is certain for those who are friends.

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