from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In addition; also: He's coming along too.
  • adv. More than enough; excessively: She worries too much.
  • adv. To a regrettable degree: My error was all too apparent.
  • adv. Very; extremely; immensely: He's only too willing to be of service.
  • adv. Informal Indeed; so: You will too do it!

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Likewise
  • adv. also; in addition.
  • adv. To an excessive degree; over; more than enough.
  • adv. To a high degree, very
  • adv. used to contradict a negative assertion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Over; more than enough; -- noting excess.
  • adv. Likewise; also; in addition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Over; more than enough: noting excess, and qualifying an adjective or an adverb.
  • [Too in this sense is sometimes erroneously used to qualify a verb.
  • Exceedingly; extremely: an intensive use.
  • In addition; also; furthermore; moreover.
  • Likewise; in like manner; in the same way.
  • Hence—(b ) As an adjective or an adverb, very good; very well: used absolutely.
  • As an adjective, superlative; extreme; utter; hence, enraptured; gushing: applied to the so-called esthetic school, their principles, etc., in allusion to their exaggerated affectation. See esthetieism, 2.
  • An obsolete spelling of to.
  • A dialectal spelling of two.
  • See tew.
  • n. An old spelling of toe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in addition
  • adv. to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English to, from Old English , to, furthermore; see de- in Indo-European roots.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Middle English to ("also, in addition to"), from Old English  ("furthermore, also, besides"), adverbial use of preposition  ("to, into"). The sense of "in addition, also" deriving from the original meaning of "apart, separately" (compare Old English prefix tō- ("apart")). More at to.



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