What does both mean?

Definitions for both
boʊθboth

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. both(a)(adj)

    (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two

    "both girls are pretty"

Wiktionary

  1. both(Conjunction)

    including both (used with and)

    Both you and I are students

  2. Origin: From boþe, from báðir

Webster Dictionary

  1. Both

    the one and the other; the two; the pair, without exception of either

  2. Both

    as well; not only; equally

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Both

    bōth, adj. and pron. the two: the one and the other.—conj. as well: on the one side. [Ice. bathi, Ger. beide; A.S. ; cf. L. am-bo, Gr. am-phō, Sans. ubha, orig. ambha.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'both' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #208

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'both' in Written Corpus Frequency: #477

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'both' in Adverbs Frequency: #37

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of both in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of both in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christa Roodt:

    Both of those tests.

  2. James Frey:

    I think probably both.

  3. Jack Anderson:

    As you and I both know.

  4. Nicholas Chao:

    Both theories are sound.

  5. Ali Amoun:

    Both sides lost martyrs.

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