Definitions for alsoˈɔl soʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•soˈɔl soʊ(adv.)

  1. in addition; too; besides:

    He was thin, and he was also tall.

  2. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. besides, too, also, likewise, as well(adverb)

    in addition

    "he has a Mercedes, too"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. also(adverb)ˈɔl soʊ

    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.

  2. alsoˈɔl soʊ

    indicates that what is true of one person or thing is true of another

    My mother was an artist, and my sister is also.

Wiktionary

  1. also(Adverb)

    In addition; besides; as well; further; too.

  2. also(Adverb)

    To the same degree or extent; so, as.

  3. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Also

    in like manner; likewise

  2. Also

    in addition; besides; as well; further; too

  3. Also

    even as; as; so

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'also' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #75

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'also' in Written Corpus Frequency: #208

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'also' in Adverbs Frequency: #9


Translations for also

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

also(adverb)

in addition or besides; too

He is studying German but he is also studying French; They know him and I know him also.

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