What does likewise mean?

Definitions for likewiseˈlaɪkˌwaɪz

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. similarly, likewise(adverb)

    in like or similar manner

    "He was similarly affected"; "some people have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil"- Samuel Johnson

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

    in addition

    "he has a Mercedes, too"

  3. alike, likewise(adverb)

    equally

    "parents and teachers alike demanded reforms"

Wiktionary

  1. likewise(Adverb)

    In a similar manner.

    Public transportation is virtually inaccessible in this country; likewise, its hospitals are also not very user-friendly.

  2. likewise(Adverb)

    also; moreover; too.

    Margaret enjoys playing tennis on Saturdays, Jeremy likewise.

  3. likewise(Adverb)

    The same to you; .

    It was very nice meeting you, Samantha. uE000128405uE001 Likewise, Mr Thompson.

  4. Origin: Shortened from in like wise; equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Likewise(noun)

    in like manner; also; moreover; too. See Also

  2. Origin: [See Wise, n.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'likewise' in Adverbs Frequency: #398

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of likewise in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of likewise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sandy Farquhar:

    We all grew up in spite of our parents. I trust our children will do likewise.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.

  3. Louis D. Brandeis:

    Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.

  4. Plato, _Phaedrus_:

    ...Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded...

  5. Hamid Baeedinejad:

    We have come here with very clear decisions that we have made, and we have expectations that our partners also would be deciding likewise on the key issues, now basically it is out partners that should makes those tough decisions that are necessary for concluding this part of the negotiations.

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