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likewise

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adverb like·wise \ˈlīk-ˌwīz\

Simple Definition of likewise

  • : in the same way

  • : in addition

  • —used in informal speech to say that you share the feelings that someone else has just expressed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of likewise

  1. 1 :  in like manner :  similarly <go and do likewise>

  2. 2 :  in addition

  3. 3 :  similarly so with me <answered “likewise” to “Pleased to meet you”>

Examples of likewise in a sentence

  1. an acclaimed painter who is likewise a sculptor

  2. <the owner of the restaurant is likewise the owner of the deli next door>



15th Century

First Known Use of likewise

15th century


LIKEWISE Defined for Kids

likewise

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adverb like·wise \ˈlīk-ˌwīz\

Definition of likewise for Students

  1. 1 :  in similar manner <Your sister is helping and you should do likewise.>

  2. 2 :  also <The new rules will affect you likewise.>





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