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two

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adjective \ˈtü\

Definition of two

  1. 1 :  being one more than one in number

  2. 2 :  being the second —used postpositively <section two of the instructions>



Origin and Etymology of two

Middle English twa, two, from Old English twā (feminine & neuter); akin to Old English twēgen two (masculine), (neuter), Old High German zwēne, Latin duo, Greek dyo


First Known Use: before 12th century

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2

two

pronoun, plural in construction

Definition of two

  1. 1 :  two countable individuals not specified <only two were found>

  2. 2 :  a small approximate number of indicated things <only a shot or two were fired>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of two

before 12th century

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two

noun

Simple Definition of two

  • : the number 2

  • : the second in a set or series

  • : two o'clock

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of two

plural

twos

  1. 1 — see number table

  2. 2 :  the second in a set or series <the two of spades>

  3. 3 :  a 2-dollar bill

  4. 4 :  something having two units or members

Examples of two in a sentence

  1. It was two in the morning.



13th Century

First Known Use of two

13th century

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TWO Defined for Kids

1

two

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adjective \ˈtü\

Definition of two for Students

  1. :  being one more than one




2

two

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noun

Definition of two for Students

  1. 1 :  one more than one :  2

  2. 2 :  the second in a set or series




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