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 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
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    Daniel
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    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. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    there has never been a moment in one's life when one might not have stumbled upon this strange reality: what am I doing, where am I so hurriedly running, what is my objective, this whole world is a rat race and I'm going no where, with out any goal, isn't it?. this thought comes to me very often. alas! what to do, don't know what and where to knock the door and experience reality. no sooner that I try, I'm again fallen into the dismal depths of abyss, into the worldly affairs”

  2. Tim Ghriskey:

    With markets close to all-time highs again, you see IPOs popping out of the woodwork.

  3. Jerome Adams:

    Right now, we don't know how long people's antibodies are going to last, and we know that in the studies they vaccinated people who did have antibodies, and so Fox News's not going to harm you, based on what we know about the vaccines, if you've had the virus and you get vaccinated again.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    If at first Opher Doron dont succeed, try try again.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Your “get up and try again” attitude is the key to your success. -Emeasoba George

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