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adverb al·so \ˈȯl(t)-(ˌ)sō, ˈȯ-\

Simple Definition of also

  • : in addition

  • : in a similar way

Full Definition of also

  1. 1 :  likewise 1

  2. 2 :  in addition :  besides, too

Examples of also

  1. She's a talented singer and also a fine actress.

  2. Thomas Edison is best known for inventing the lightbulb, but he also invented the phonograph.

  3. I don't think we should go out. Not only is it late, but it's also snowing.

  4. My neighbors were also at the show that night.



Origin of also

Middle English, from Old English eallswā, from eall all + swā so — more at so


First Known Use: before 12th century


ALSO Defined for Kids

also

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adverb al·so \ˈȯl-sō\

Definition of also

  1. :  in addition :  too





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