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adverb like·wise \ˈlīk-ˌwīz\

Definition of likewise

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

  2. 2 :  in addition a painter who is likewise a sculptor

  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 English Language Learners

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adverb like·wise \ˈlīk-ˌwīz\

Definition of likewise for English Language Learners

  • : in the same way

  • : in addition

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


LIKEWISE Defined for Kids

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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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