What does Again mean?

Definitions for Again
əˈgɛn, əˈgeɪnAgain

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. again, once again, once more, over again(adverb)

    anew

    "she tried again"; "they rehearsed the scene again"

Wiktionary

  1. again(Adverb)

    Back in the reverse direction, or to an original starting point.

    Etymology: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

  2. again(Adverb)

    Back (to a former place or state).

    Etymology: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

  3. again(Adverb)

    In return, as a reciprocal action; back.

    Etymology: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

  4. again(Adverb)

    Another time; once more.

    Etymology: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

  5. again(Adverb)

    Over and above a factor of one.

    Etymology: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

  6. again(Preposition)

    Against.

    Etymology: From again, ayain, anȝen, from ongean, equivalent to . Cognate with igen, igen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Again(adverb)

    in return, back; as, bring us word again

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

  2. Again(adverb)

    another time; once more; anew

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

  3. Again(adverb)

    once repeated; -- of quantity; as, as large again, half as much again

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

  4. Again(adverb)

    in any other place

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

  5. Again(adverb)

    on the other hand

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

  6. Again(adverb)

    moreover; besides; further

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

  7. Again

    alt. of Agains

    Etymology: [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongen, against, again; on + gen, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.]

Freebase

  1. Again

    "Again" is a song by American singer Janet Jackson from her fifth studio album, janet.. Written and produced by Jackson, James Harris III, and Terry Lewis, the ballad was released as the album's third single in October 1993. "Again" topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in late 1993 and received nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Again

    a-gen′, adv. once more: in return: back. [A.S. on-geán, again, opposite; Ger. ent-gegen.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Again' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #153

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Again' in Written Corpus Frequency: #157

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Again' in Adverbs Frequency: #27

How to pronounce Again?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Again in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Again in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Again in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Again in a Sentence

  1. Brett Winters:

    I was planning on going to CIF this year again or possible state championships and winning it all, but I cant because my wrestling legs are gone, out of all my sports that I did at Pacific High School, this was the one sport that I could actually do and this was the one sport that I was able to do very well.

  2. Ian Claxton:

    The need for bulk wheat, corn and rice will increase as local GDP and disposable income increases, again from Thailand, India, the U.S.A. - if all is forgiven - and South America plus the Black Sea.

  3. Andrew Pollack:

    The new norm has to be our kids are safe in the school. This can’t happen again, I can’t let it happen to another kid in another state.

  4. Miep Gies:

    My story is a story of very ordinary people during extrgordinarily terrible times. Times of which I hope will never, never come again. It is for all of us ordinary people all over the world to see that they do not.

  5. Jozef Dajczgewand:

    We lost all of our human dignity and human rights. There was a general feeling on the streets that Jews could, once again, be freely persecuted.

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