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1two

adjective \ˈtü\

Definition of TWO

1
:  being one more than one in number
2
:  being the second —used postpositively <section two of the instructions>
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Origin 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

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

2two

pronoun, plural in construction

Definition of TWO

1
:  two countable individuals not specified <only two were found>
2
:  a small approximate number of indicated things <only a shot or two were fired>

First Known Use of TWO

before 12th century

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

3two

noun

: the number 2

: the second in a set or series

: two o'clock

plural twos

Full Definition of TWO

1
— see number table
2
:  the second in a set or series <the two of spades>
3
:  a 2-dollar bill
4
:  something having two units or members

Examples of TWO

  1. It was two in the morning.

First Known Use of TWO

13th century

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain
TWO Defined for Kids

1two

adjective \ˈtü\

Definition of TWO for Kids

:  being one more than one

2two

noun

Definition of TWO for Kids

1
:  one more than one :  2
2
:  the second in a set or series
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