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adverb al·so \ˈȯl(t)-(ˌ)sō, ˈȯ-\

Definition of also

  1. 1 :  likewise 1

  2. 2 :  in addition :  besides, too

Examples of also in a sentence

  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 and Etymology 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 English Language Learners

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adverb al·so \ˈȯl(t)-(ˌ)sō, ˈȯ-\

Definition of also for English Language Learners

  • : in addition

  • : in a similar way


ALSO Defined for Kids

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adverb al·so \ˈȯl-sō\

Definition of also for Students

  1. :  in addition :  too



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