Definitions for likewiseˈlaɪkˌwaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. moreover; in addition; also; too.

  2. in like manner; in the same way; similarly:

    I'm tempted to do 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)


    "parents and teachers alike demanded reforms"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. likewise(adverb)ˈlaɪkˌwaɪz

    similarly, in the same way

    I feel angry, and I'm sure that other people feel likewise.

  2. likewiseˈlaɪkˌwaɪz

    to do the same

    Everyone else has donated money, and I feel we should do likewise.


  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

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

Translations for likewise

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in the same or a similar manner

He ignored her, and she ignored him likewise.

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