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ˈlaɪkˌwaɪzlike·wise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. similarly, likewiseadverb

    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 welladverb

    in addition

    "he has a Mercedes, too"

  3. alike, likewiseadverb

    equally

    "parents and teachers alike demanded reforms"

Wiktionary

  1. likewiseadverb

    In a similar manner.

    Public transportation is virtually inaccessible in this country; likewise, its hospitals are also not very user-friendly.

    Etymology: Shortened from in like wise; equivalent to .

  2. likewiseadverb

    also; moreover; too.

    Margaret enjoys playing tennis on Saturdays, Jeremy likewise.

    Etymology: Shortened from in like wise; equivalent to .

  3. likewiseadverb

    The same to you; .

    It was very nice meeting you, Samantha. uE000128405uE001 Likewise, Mr Thompson.

    Etymology: Shortened from in like wise; equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Likewisenoun

    in like manner; also; moreover; too. See Also

    Etymology: [See Wise, n.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

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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

Examples of likewise in a Sentence

  1. Mark Twain, "A Plan for the Improvement of English Spelling":

    For example, in Year 1 that useless letter "c" would be dropped to be replased either by "k" or "s", and likewise "x" would no longer be part of the alphabet. The only kase in which "c" would be retained would be the "ch" formation, which will be dealt with later. Year 2 might reform "w" spelling, so that "which" and "one" would take the same konsonant, wile Year 3 might well abolish "y" replasing it with "i" and Iear 4 might fiks the "gj" anomali wonse and for all. Jenerally, then, the improvement would kontinue iear bai iear with Iear 5 doing awai with useless double konsonants, and Iears 6-12 or so modifaiing vowlz and the rimeining voist and unvoist konsonants. Bai Iear 15 or sou, it wud fainali bi posibl tu meik ius ov thi ridandant letez "c", "y" and "x" -- bai now jast a memori in the maindz ov ould doderez -- tu riplais "ch", "sh", and "th" rispektivli. Fainali, xen, aafte sam 20 iers ov orxogrefkl riform, wi wud hev a lojikl, kohirnt speling in ius xrewawt xe Ingliy-spiking werld.

  2. Robert Mueller:

    Russian efforts to interfere in our political system, and the essential question of whether those efforts involved the President Donald Trump campaign, required investigation. In that investigation, it was critical for us( and, before us, the FBI) to obtain full and accurate information. Likewise, it was critical for Congress to obtain accurate information from its witnesses. When a subject lies to investigators, it strikes at the core of the government's efforts to find the truth and hold wrongdoers accountable. It may ultimately impede those efforts.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Likewise, Bernie Sanders said Bernie Sanders campaigned for President Obama in 2008 and 2012( though Sanders in 2011 casually discussed the possibility of President Obama getting a challenger, Bernie Sanders did not ultimately recruit one). We have got to do a lot better to protect the middle class, but it's important to remember how far we've come under President President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

  4. Tom Robbins:

    There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue.

  5. Michelangelo, Poem Fragment:

    You conquer every hardness with your eyes, as you do likewise every light; so if it can happen that one can die of joy, now would be the time.

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