What does likewise mean?

Definitions for likewiseˈlaɪkˌwaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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)

    equally

    "parents and teachers alike demanded reforms"

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [See Wise, n.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of likewise in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of likewise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sandy Farquhar:

    We all grew up in spite of our parents. I trust our children will do likewise.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Dinausors were big ; likewise, their bones. (Dinosaures furent grands ; - De même, leurs ossements.)

  3. Samuel Johnson:

    In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.

  4. Walter Raleigh:

    War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune.

  5. Louis D. Brandeis:

    Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.

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