Definitions for alsoˈɔl soʊ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word also
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in addition; too; besides:
He was thin, and he was also tall.
likewise; in the same manner:
Since you're having another cup of coffee, I'll have one also.
Origin of also:
1125–75; ME; OE (e)alswāall (wholly or quite) so1
besides, too, also, likewise, as well(adverb)
"he has a Mercedes, too"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
in addition; = too
Thank you to my family and also to my fans.; He's not only a wonderful singer, but he can also dance.
indicates that what is true of one person or thing is true of another
My mother was an artist, and my sister is also.
In addition; besides; as well; further; too.
To the same degree or extent; so, as.
Origin: From also, from ealswa, eallswa, from eall + swa. Cognate with alzo ("so") and als ("if"), also, också and aq sa, compound of aq and sa. See all, so, as.
in like manner; likewise
in addition; besides; as well; further; too
even as; as; so
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'also' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #75
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'also' in Written Corpus Frequency: #208
Rank popularity for the word 'also' in Adverbs Frequency: #9
Translations for also
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in addition or besides; too
He is studying German but he is also studying French; They know him and I know him also.
- tambémPortuguese (BR)
- også; desudenDanish
- is, szinténHungarian
- juga, pulaIndonesian
- taip patLithuanian
- også, dessutenNorwegian
- de asemeneaRomanian
- также, тожеRussian
- också, ävenSwedish
- 也Chinese (Trad.)
- теж, такожUkrainian
- بھی، اور ، مزیدUrdu
- 也Chinese (Simp.)
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