What does twice mean?

Definitions for twice
twaɪstwice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twiceadverb

    two times

    "I called her twice"

  2. doubly, double, twiceadverb

    to double the degree

    "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"

Wiktionary

  1. twiceadverb

    two times

    You better watch out,You better not cry,You better not pout,I'm telling you why:Santa Claus is coming to town.He's making a list,And checking it twice,He's gonna find out who's naughty or nice.Santa Claus is coming to town. (Santa Claus Is Coming to Town)

  2. Etymology: From twi- meaning two or both.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Twiceadverb

    Etymology: twigið , Saxon; twees, Dutch.

    Upon his crest he struck him so,
    That twice he reeled, ready twice to fall. Fairy Q.

    He twice essay’d to cast his son in gold;
    Twice from his hands he drop’d the forming mould. Dryd.

    A little sum you mourn, while most have met
    With twice the loss, and by as vile a cheat. Dryden.

    Life is tedious as a twice told tale,
    Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. William Shakespeare.

    Twice-born Bacchus burst the thund’rer’s thigh,
    And all the gods that wander thro’ the sky. Thomas Creech.

    Extol the strength of a twice-conquer’d race. Dryden.

    And what so tedious as a twice-told tale. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twiceadverb

    two times; once and again

  2. Twiceadverb

    doubly; in twofold quantity or degree; as, twice the sum; he is twice as fortunate as his neighbor

Freebase

  1. Twice

    Twice is the second album by American indie rock band The Tyde, released in 2003.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Twice

    twīs, adv. two times: once and again: doubly.—n. Twī′cer, one who is both compositor and pressman.—adj. Twice′-told, told twice: hackneyed.—At twice, at two distinct times. [A.S. twígestwíwatwá, two.]

CrunchBase

  1. Twice

    Twice is like a brick & mortar clothing resale store, but online.Sellers send in their clothing (we pay shipping), and we make an offer for their items. We pay for everything upfront, so you get your cash right away!Buyers purchase items from our store, where most of our items are available for 70-90% off retail. And we offer free shipping on orders over $49 ($5 otherwise) and free 30-day returns.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'twice' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1769

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'twice' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1174

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'twice' in Adverbs Frequency: #149

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twice in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of twice in a Sentence

  1. De George:

    We don’t do anything twice as a general rule, less than 5 percent of items we will ever design will be used in two different spots.

  2. Sergei Avdeyev:

    I was prepared that my flight might turn out to be a little bit longer, but I never thought it would be twice as long.

  3. C.S. Lewis:

    Things never happen the same way twice.

  4. Naftali Bennett:

    Twice in history, we have lost our national home precisely because the leaders of the generation were not able to sit with one and another and compromise. Each was right, yet with all their being right, they burnt the house down on top of us, i am proud of the ability to sit together with people with very different views from my own.

  5. Danny Aiello:

    I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, On the Stage, and in the Movies. he was never home. He came home maybe one day a year, twice a year and so we really didn't know my father that much, but she never bad-mouthed him.

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