American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In addition; besides.
- adv. Likewise; too: If you will stay, I will also.
- conj. And in addition: It's a pretty cat, also friendly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. obsolete In like manner; likewise.
- adv. In addition; besides; as well; further; too.
- adv. obsolete Even as; as; so.
- adv. in addition
- From Middle English also, alswo, alswa, (also alse, als, as > English as), from Old English ealswā, eallswā ("completely so, additionally, just as, just so, even as, even so, as, as if, so, so as, likewise, also; likewise, in just the same way"), equivalent to all + so. Cognate with Scots alsa, alswa ("also, even so, in the same way, as, as well"), West Frisian alsa ("so, just so, even so, thus"), Old Saxon alsō ("similarly, as if, just as, when"), Dutch alzo ("so, thus"), German also ("so, thus"), Danish altså ("so"), Swedish alltså ("so, therefore, accordingly, thus, then"). Compare also Swedish också ("also, too, as well") and Albanian aq sa ("as much as"), compound of aq ("as much") and sa ("how much, so, as"). See all, so, as. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English ealswā : eall, all; see al-3 in Indo-European roots + swā, so; see so1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I would also point out that thinks like unrestricted private enterprise *also* made this country great, but last I checked you were still a Democrat.”
“A judge who says “this is unconstitutional, but you know, the people voted for it” should also be condemned–as the state and U.S. Constitutions are *also* a reflection of the will of the people.”
“Whence was this also, that when she had told me this vision, and I would fain bend it to mean, That she rather should not despair of being one day what I was; she presently, without any hesitation, replies: No; for it was not told me that, where he, there thou also; but where thou, there he also?”
“For, from henceforth, if _a man take thy coat, let him take thy cloak also; if he will compel thee to go with him one mile, go two; if he strike thee on one cheek, turn to him the other also_.”
“It is only when the adaptations happen to be distinctive of the first (or lowest) of these taxonomic divisions, that the theory which accounts for _these_ adaptations accounts also for the forms which present them, -- i.e. becomes _also_ a theory of the origin of species.”
“Since εὐθέως is not found in the xiith or the xiiith chapters of this same Gospel, — nor πάλιν in the ist, vith, ixth, or xiiith chapter, — (for the sufficient reason that _neither word is wanted in any of those places_,) — what possible “suspiciousness” can be supposed to result from the absence of both words from the xvith chapter also, where _also_ neither of them is wanted?”
“It is also very important to note that scientists * also* were predicting Global Warming well before the 1970s.”
“i love that the kitchen you work in is so inquisitive..i also i like the fact that your chef will actually make you stuff if you ask him..cool stuff at that..also i wish i had a better camera, like yours...that deep fried cheesecake will haunt my dreams in the most delectable way possible even though i havent tasted it”
“also a stigma and bad feeling towards drug users but every one of them is also somebody's son or somebody's daughter and mothers need to know their children are being looked after by someone who isn't judging them.”
“1994 Nature Conservancy May-June 18/2 People, who scare turtles, also bring litter, which..also brings more raccoons to predate nests.”
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