likewise

adverb

like·​wise ˈlīk-ˌwīz How to pronounce likewise (audio)
1
: in like manner : similarly
go and do likewise
2
: in addition
a painter who is likewise a sculptor
3
: similarly so with me
answered "likewise" to "Pleased to meet you"

Examples of likewise in a Sentence

an acclaimed painter who is likewise a sculptor the owner of the restaurant is likewise the owner of the deli next door
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of likewise was in the 15th century

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“Likewise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/likewise. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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likewise

adverb
like·​wise ˈlī-ˌkwīz How to pronounce likewise (audio)
1
: in like manner : similarly
go and do likewise
2
: in addition : also

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