too

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adverb \ ˈtü \

Definition of too

1 :besides, also
  • sell the house and furniture too
2 a :to an excessive degree :excessively
  • too large a house for us
b :to such a degree as to be regrettable
  • this time he has gone too far
c :very
  • didn't seem too interested
3 :so 2d
  • "I didn't do it." "You did too."

Examples of too in a Sentence

  1. Too, Uncle Jake's hair was still a hard, young, brown color whereas Father's was full of pleasant gray streaks. —Peter TaylorThe Old Forest and Other Stories1985
  2. The widow she cried over me, and called me a poor lost lamb, and she called me a lot of other names, too, but she never meant no harm by it. —Mark TwainHuckleberry Finn1884
  3. "My dear Jane!" exclaimed Elizabeth, "you are too good. Your sweetness and disinterestedness are really angelic; I do not know what to say to you." —Jane AustenPride and Prejudice1813
  4. We are selling the house and the furniture too.

  5. He saw something, and she saw it too.

  6. I want to go too!

  7. The soup is too hot.

  8. The offer was too good to refuse.

  9. This shirt is way too big for me.

  10. She is much too young to be watching this movie.

  11. You gave me too many cards.

  12. I have too much to do.

  13. He works much too hard.

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Origin and Etymology of too

Middle English, from Old English to, too — more at to


TOO Defined for English Language Learners

too

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Definition of too for English Language Learners

  • : in addition

  • : more than what is wanted, needed, acceptable, possible, etc.

  • : to a high degree or extent : very or extremely


TOO Defined for Kids

too

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adverb \ ˈtü \

Definition of too for Students

1 :in addition :also
  • I'm a student too.
2 :to a greater than wanted or needed degree
  • The load was too heavy.
3 :1very 1
  • He's not too upset.


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