from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Once more; anew: Try again.
- adv. To a previous place, position, or state: left home but went back again.
- adv. Furthermore; moreover: Again, we need to collect more data.
- adv. On the other hand: She might go, and again she might not.
- adv. In return; in response: paid him again.
- idiom again and again Repeatedly; frequently.
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- prep. Against.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In return, back.
- adv. Another time; once more; anew.
- adv. Once repeated; -- of quantity.
- adv. In any other place.
- adv. On the other hand.
- adv. Moreover; besides; further.
- prep. Against; also, towards (in order to meet).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of motion or direction: Back: in the opposite direction; to or toward a former or the original position; to the same place or person: often strengthened with back.
- Of action: Back; in return; in reply, response, answer, echo.
- Of action or fact as related to time, or of time simply: Once more; in addition; another time; anew: marking repetition
- Of action or existence: as, to do anything again; he had to make it all over again.
- Of number or quantity: only in the phrases as much or as many again (= twice as much or as many), half as much again (= once and a half as much), etc.
- Of kind or character: marking resemblance.
- Of succession of thought: Once more; in continuation; in an additional case or instance; moreover; besides (marking transition); on the other hand (marking contrast).
- Against the time that: like against, conj.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. anew
It delivered me to this unknown rock, where trees meet on hill-tops to tangle dark branches under fog shot with dankness and blight, and I am always welcome because I am the only one — and the funny birds who tell no jokes, and the giant bile-squirting flowers, and the delirious prancing monkeys, and I have nothing in particular to say, and I say it again and again
“Sitting again awn the lap of God.” *muffled sound ov purrson traing nawt to crai again*
Right now I'm listening to "Strawberry Gashes" and being once again stunned that Ryan doesn't see this as a happy song ... it's so pretty and it leaves my blood racing and my entire body trembling with the need to touch him. * shrugs again*
After a while, she caught the blur for a moment again, lost it again .
“I had a feeling … And when you saw him again, after twenty years, all the old jealousy built up again … ”
And the third thing was that Gibreel Farishta opened his eyes to find himself collapsed, once again, on Alleluia Cone's doorstep, begging her forgiveness, weeping _O God, it happened, it really happened again_.
It was a terrible strain on me to keep her at school, ma'am, and again and _again_ I've thought I couldn't stand it, what with her being in the shop only in the afternoon, and the washing, and trying to keep her clothes always nice; though she's been as good as
But would Age be young again merely _to grow old again_?
And again I sunk into visions of Ligeia -- and again (what marvel that I shudder while I write?), _again_ there reached my ears a low sob from the region of the ebony bed.
Down the line galloped Mr. Grundy again, stopped, bowed, "swung with the left," and _bowed again_.