What does again mean?

Definitions for again
əˈgɛn, əˈgeɪnagain

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. again, once again, once more, over againadverb

    anew

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

Wiktionary

  1. againadverb

    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. againadverb

    Back (to a former place or state).

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

  3. againadverb

    In return, as a reciprocal action; back.

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

  4. againadverb

    Another time; once more.

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

  5. againadverb

    Over and above a factor of one.

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

  6. againpreposition

    Against.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Againadverb

    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. Againadverb

    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. Againadverb

    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. Againadverb

    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. Againadverb

    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. Againadverb

    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
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Steven Bowditch:

    I don't know what I did on 18, It was tough off and on... It got really windy early, then slowed down, windy( again), changed direction. .

  2. David Grann:

    I don't want to do that again, once was enough.

  3. Tom Zegan:

    You keep using that word "Born Again", I don't think it means what you think it means.

  4. Gareth Southgate:

    Although our team will be better in two years with more life experience, maybe the cards on injuries and things won't fall as kindly and we won't get this opportunity again, it's dangerous if I start to get carried away, but I'm proud of the way we're playing.

  5. John Thune:

    I'm fine with keeping the ban in place but, again, like I mentioned yesterday, Both Sens. Dick Shelby have all these now, Senate Republicans have done it, House Democrats doing it, a lot of our members don't want to get boxed out. If the money goes back in the pool, House Democrats get to decided where it goes. There are going to be good arguments on both sides. And as I was saying, we don't have a proposal yet to change it. So if there is not proposal to vote on, it probably stays in place.

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    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. emerge
    • B. obligate
    • C. conceal
    • D. adventure

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