Simple Definition of also
: in addition
: in a similar way
Examples of also in a sentence
She's a talented singer and also a fine actress.
Thomas Edison is best known for inventing the lightbulb, but he also invented the phonograph.
I don't think we should go out. Not only is it late, but it's also snowing.
My neighbors were also at the show that night.
Origin and Etymology of also
Middle English, from Old English eallswā, from eall all + swā so — more at so
First Known Use: before 12th century
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