adverb like·wise \ˈlīk-ˌwīz\

: in the same way

: in addition

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

Full Definition of LIKEWISE

:  in like manner :  similarly <go and do likewise>
:  in addition
:  similarly so with me <answered “likewise” to “Pleased to meet you”>

Examples of LIKEWISE

  1. an acclaimed painter who is likewise a sculptor
  2. <the owner of the restaurant is likewise the owner of the deli next door>

First Known Use of LIKEWISE

15th century


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