What does also mean?

Definitions for alsoˈɔl soʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word also.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    in addition

    "he has a Mercedes, too"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Also

    awl′so, adv. in like manner: further. [Compounded of all and so; A.S. al and swá.]

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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

Anagrams for also »

  1. ASLO

  2. Laos, LAOS

  3. salo

  4. Laos


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of also in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of also in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anatole France:

    To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream not only plan, but also believe.

  2. Johann von Goethe:

    It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish.

  3. Yuyun Indradi:

    Those big scale companies are also eager to expand their operations into the adjacent peatland, whether they deliberately set the fire, or they can also ask people in the communities around their areas to burn the land, that's also a possibility. And then at the end, those burned areas are proposed as the expansion of their plantation.

  4. Van Den Bosch:

    We add wood to a reactor and then we also need a catalyst, which is a specific material that will do the chemical reactions in the wood so it will selectively depolymerize our lignin material into chemicals; and then last but not least we also need solvent to extract the lignin out of the solid material and there we can use water for or also various kinds of bio-derived alcohols.

  5. Angela Merkel:

    I think one has to tell people and also the financial markets that I, a German chancellor and also the German government, has always pursued a policy of Greece staying in the euro zone and that also the commitments that we entered into between Greece and the troika, Greece and European member states, were abided by and respected, greece has actually made a lot of sacrifices. For many people in Greece these have been very difficult years. We've come a long way.

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